Child's Transferware Cup "Eva Dressing Uncle Tom" from "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Unknown American, American
after George Cruikshank, English, 1792 - 1878


about 1852-1855

Glazed earthenware cup with black transfer design and gold line at base and rim

Height: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the James and Barbara Block Acquisitions Endowment



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Inscribed, below image: "EVA DRESSING UNCLE TOM"

Course History

Humanities 2.01, The Modern Labyrinth, Lucas Hollister, Petra McGillen, Andrea Tarnowski, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2023

Art History 38.04, Food and Art: Global History, Nicola Camerlenghi, Spring 2023


Ian McKelvey Antiques, South Windham, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2016.

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