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"A Mirror for the Intemperate"

Object Number: 
INV.10725
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 17 1/4 in. ( 45.7 x 43.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "A MIRROR/ FOR THE INTEMPERATE./ MODERATE DRINKER... HYDRA MONSTER... TEMPERANCE/ ODE TO RUM./ By William Brown of Boston./ ..." printed: across bottom: "Henry Bowen's Chemical Print.:::::::::For N. Boynton, Mechanic-Place, Boston.
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with stories and poems admonishing the intemperate in five columns; vignettes in the four corners and one in the center; decorative border; printed in black ink on white ground.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group