Garfield Mug

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Object Name: 
Garfield Mug
Accession Number: 
86.4.232
Dimensions: 
H: 6.8 cm, D: 6.7 cm, W(incl handle): 9.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1881-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Louise Wood Tillman
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical shape, with ring handle at one side; bust portrait of Lincoln on one side marked "BORN / FEB. 12TH / 1809" on one side and "ASSASINATED / APRIL 14TH / 1865" on the other; "DIED APRIL 15TH 1865 / LINCOLN" below bust; opposite side with bust portrait of Garfield with "BORN / NOV. 19TH / 1831" on left and "ASSASINATED / JULY 2 / 1881" on right; "DIED SEPT 19TH 1881 / GARFIELD" below; base of mug marked: "OUR / COUNTRY'S / MARTYRS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tillman, Louise Wood, Former Collection
Graham, John R. Jr., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: American History in Glass
Venue(s)
Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Library 1996-01-19 through 1996-01-19