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Seeking her fourth term, Merkel, 62, brandished a tankard of beer after projecting herself as a defender of global stability after almost 12 years in office.
An tankard made in the 18th century was refashioned into a milk can in the 19th century, to reflect Industrial Revolution-era temperance movements.
When German tankards were broken and fine Chinese porcelain dropped on the floor, they were tossed into the privies for archaeologists to recover centuries later.
Han has included a stone tankard crafted around 1600 similar to those Luther would have encountered in the homes of friends and during his not-infrequent visits to taverns.
Francis himself presented the officer with flowers and a pewter tankard, according to the CDA records.
Answer: Give them a pirate’s eye patch, a buccaneer’s bandana and a tankard of rum.
As for history, Morgan bought a seemingly simple silver tankard (1673/74) that is engraved with scenes of the Great Fire of London and the Great Plague and happens to be one of six such mugs commissioned by Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey known to exist.
Silver teapots, spoons, and tankards were used to eat and drink.
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