Powder Horn: Francis M. Abbott (R-51), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of the Massacre at Cherry Valley, New York, 1778

Object Number: 
1907.36.232
Date: 
1891-1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 13/16 x 14 5/16 in. ( 30 x 36.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider 1891. Top center: RA Grider/ 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right below horn in black ink: Rufus A Grider 1891."; sheet inscribed and signed at middle right and inside vignette image; inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "The / FRANCES M. ABBOTT.," followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right: "When the CHERRY VALLEY MASACREA[sic] occurred…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group