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This whimsical hand painted coffee cup was from the Plowboy site in Shawnee County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The Plowboy site was home to the Kansa, the Potawatomi, and Euro-Americans. At various times, the site contained a farm, a trading post, and a post office with nearby military trails, Mormon routes, a railroad and the California-Oregon trail. The cup was donated in 2017 and had been refit by the donor. It depicts a cat in a fedora or derby hat on one side and a liquor jug on the other side. Could this be a whimsical reference to cat nip?

Date: 1900-1950

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Item Number: 449036
Call Number: 14SH372 2017.C.2265 Fitzgerald donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449036

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