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Earthenware children's mug. Cylindrical with loop handle. Green transfer print with "Dr. Franklin's Poor Richard" theme and inscriptions; one scene; and patterned triangles. Central image of three men drinking and smoking in a room full of wooden kegs. Green line around interior of rim, and green accents on handle.
"THE WAY TO WEALTH/ OR/ DR FRANKLIN'S/ Poor Richard/ ILLUSTRATED"
(Green transfer print)
"BEING LESSONS FOR YOUTH/ ON/ INDUSTRY/ Temperance/ FRUGALITY &.c"
"Not to oversee / Workmen is to leave them / your purse open."
"If you would have a / faithful Servant & one that you like / serve yourself."
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell