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Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Brown transfer printed "Franklin's Maxims" with inscriptions, two scenes, and patterned triangles. On one side, the scene is of two men on a sea shore kneeling over a bundle; on the other side, a laborer carries a bundle up a hill, followed by a gentlemen in hat and jacket.\n
"FRANKLIN'S / MAXIM'S" (Brown transfer print)
"Many a little / makes a mickle / Beware of / little expences"
"A small / leak will sink a / great Ship"
"Industry needs / not wish and he that lives upon hope / will die fasting"
"There are no gains / without pains / [th]en help hands for / I have no land"
2 3/4 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell