Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-43605

Description

Earthenware children's mug. Black transfer-printed design, mostly text, commemorating the Great Fire in New York City on December 16, 1835.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug
Mug

Inscription

"Conflagration / CITY OF NEW YORK / 16th Dec. 1835 / 700 Houses burnt / Amount Property destroyed / 25.000.000 DOLLARS / did not affect Public Credit" (Black transfer-printed text)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.408

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.408