<em>Mug (Abraham Lincoln & James Garfield)</em>, ca. 1881. Glass, 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. (6.7 x 9.8 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.182. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.182_bw.jpg)

Mug (Abraham Lincoln & James Garfield)

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1881

Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. (6.7 x 9.8 x 6.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.182

Image: 40.182_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small, colorless pressed glass footed mug decorated with portrait busts of James Garfield, on one side, and Abraham Lincoln, on the other, and inscriptions about their assassinations. Lip of mug is molded into a thick ring; handle is a ring shape with leafy design to resemble a wreath; a star-covered "swath" runs between the lower section of the handle and the side of mug.

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