Powder Horn: Hobart Spencer (FW136), Two Sides Depicted with Vignettes of the Barracks at Fort Crown Point and Lake Champlain

Object Number: 
1907.36.119
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.4 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider Nov. 1891."; inscribed at top right: "The HOBART SPENCER.", with a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "Ruins of BARRACKS & part of the PARADE GROUND..."; above vignette at lower right: "View of Lake CHAMPLAIN..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group