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Powder horn

Object Number: 
1930.47
Date: 
1849
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 8.9 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
incised: above figure: "GEN TAYLOR / 1849" incised: above eagle: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Powder horn with wooden cover at one end secured to horn with metal studs; horn incised with image of Zachary Taylor as a General on horseback, beside the Great Seal of the U.S.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group