Powder Horn: Abraham Taylor (FW-27), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.27
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/16 x 15 1/8 in. ( 30.6 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right below powder horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The / ABRM TAYLOR."; followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right in graphite: " 'Truth would you teach to save a sinking land' / All shun, none aid you, & few undertand."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group