Loading

Mug, "Long Live the President of the United States," 1789-1800

1789/1800

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

During his own lifetime, George Washington was a revered celebrity. Artists immortalized him, schools were named in his honor, and Americans paid tribute to him with widespread processions and balls. English manufacturers capitalized on this fervor, turning out Washington commemoratives for the American market. This mug depicts the hero and president of the new republic flanked by Liberty and Justice.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Mug, "Long Live the President of the United States," 1789-1800
  • Date Created: 1789/1800
  • Location: United Kingdom, England
  • Subject Keywords: Washington, George, 1732-1799, United States presidents, Commemorations, Mugs, Creamware, Commemoratives
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Mug
  • Object ID: 00.65.309
  • Image ID: THF8018
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile