Coffee cup

Coffee cup
Coffee cup
Title
Coffee cup
Date 
1927
Medium 
Ceramic
Dimensions 
2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
A cream colored ceramic coffee cup glazed with a delft blue pattern around three scenes commemorating the opening of a railroad. The first shows a large closed wagon being pulled by a horse labeled "Horse Drawn Car 1830". The reverse shows a steam engine train and is labeled "The 'Philip E. Thomas' 1838." In the middle is a scene with a memorial stone marked "First Stone/ of the/ Balt. & Ohio Railroad" with the caption "Laid July 4, 1828". The bottom has an image of the capital dome surrounded by the words "1827 1927 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3097
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group