Child's plate: Franklin's Maxims
Overall: 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 13 cm )
Molded pearlware child's plate with green transfer printed image of a schoolmaster and a group of girls visiting a cemetary surrounded by Franklin's maxims.
Probably purchased from Elie Nadelman
typed: affixed to reverse: paper label "691/Eng"
inscribed: on front: "FRANKLIN'S /MAXIMS/Employ time well if thou meanest to gain/leasure. One today is worth two tomorrows/Since thou art not sure of a/minute, throw not away an hour"
impressed: marked on reverse: "STONEWARE/B & T"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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