Martyrs Mug

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Object Name: 
Martyrs Mug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2009.4.145
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W: 9.8 cm, D: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1881-1885
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna and Karl Koepke
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Mug with small circular handle. Pressed image of Lincoln on one side Garfield on the other. Pressed on the Lincoln side: “BORN FEB. 12 th. 1809 ASSASINATED APRIL 14TH 1865. DIED APRIL 15TH 1865. LINCOLN”; pressed on the Garfield side: “BORN NOV. 19TH 1831. ASSASINATED JULY 2ND 1881. DIED SEPT 19TH 1881 GARFIELD”; pressed on underside into the bottom so you can read it from the inside: “OUR COUNTRIES MARTYRS”
Department: 
Provenance: 
Koepke, Karl H. (d. 2009), Source
2009-05-26
Koepke, Ann, Source
2009-05-26
Inscription: 
BORN FEB. 12 th. 1809 ASSASINATED APRIL 14TH 1865. DIED APRIL 15TH 1865. LINCOLN
inscription
Pressed on the Lincoln side
OUR COUNTRIES MARTYRS
inscription
Pressed on underside
BORN NOV. 19TH 1831. ASSASINATED JULY 2ND 1881. DIED SEPT 19TH 1881 GARFIELD
inscription
Pressed on the Garfield sid