Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1825

GUSN

GUSN-43219

Description

Children's mug with idyllic landscape to the left of text "Flowers That Never Fade". On right, a ship and rowboat dominate a city-scape. Type is slanted and smudged.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE / LIBERTY / The sailor's the guard of / Columbia's coast/ Our pride, our glory, our / strength & boast, / Without him we Columbians / might this very day/ Be groaning in slav'ry from / foreigners' sway." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.1