1967.0650 Transfer printed mug (front)
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Mug (Child's mug)

  • Title:

    "Perish Slavery/ Prosper Freedom"

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Place of Origin:

    Staffordshire or Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1795-1865

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Printed, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1967.0650


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1967.0650

Object Name

Mug (Child's mug)

Title

"Perish Slavery/ Prosper Freedom"

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Staffordshire or Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1795-1865

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Front of mug; "Perish Slavery/ Prosper Freedom"

Subjects

Anti-slavery; Abolitionist; Slavery; Abolition; Anti-slavery; Slavery

Materials

Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Molded, Printed, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

2.75 (H) , 3.75 (L) , 2.75 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6.985 (H) , 9.525 (L) , 6.985 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Margolin, Sam. 2002 "And Freedom to the Slave": Antislavery Ceramics, 1787-1865. Ceramics in America. 80- 109.
Discussion of antislavery ceramics, including "Am I Not a Man and a Brother," and related wares: See full article.
[Book] Wolff, Katherine F. 2009 Culture Club: A Curious History of the Boston Athenaeum.