Powder Horn: Isaac Walrath (H-23), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of the Block House at Fort Plain, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.372
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 11 15/16 in. ( 26.7 x 30.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: RA Grider Sept.18, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center in brown ink: "RA. Grider Sep.18. 1887."; inscribed at upper center: "The ISAAC WALRATH", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower left below vignette: "The BLOCK HOUSE / at Fort Plain, N.Y.", with a brief history of the fort
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group