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Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle and leaf terminals. Brown transfer print with "Dr. Franklin's Maxims" inscription and two scenes. On one side, a boy rows a boat while a man reclines on the shore, with an arched stone bridge in the background. On the other side, one boy stands in front of a doorway in the foreground while a second boy appears to be in the water in the background. Over painted with green and brown.
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS / Sloth like rust consumes / faster than labour wears / while the used key is always bright // God helps them that help / themselves Lost time / is never found again" (Brown transfer print)
2 3/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell