Horn, wood, metal
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 x 11 1/4 in. ( 7 x 12.7 x 28.6 cm )
incised: across the length of one section: "HENRY : MCNEEL : HIS : HORN : / MADE : TOTOWA : NOVEMBER : / the 9 : the year : 1780"
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover at one end, nail secures a piece of leather fragment at the center; horn incised throughout with images of a town, hunting, and ships sailing; spout end is carved with a rib.
This powder horn was used by Henry McNeel of Totowa, New Jersey. He was a private in the New Jersey militia, and later served in the Continental Army from Huntersdon, New Jersey.
Purchase, Abbott Fund
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