Powder Horn: Peter Van Dyck (R-16), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of Caughnawaga Church, Mohawk Valley, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.200
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 15/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 30.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892 and at center.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892."; inscribed at middle right: "The PETER / VAN: DYCK...", followed by a brief history of the horn and vignette scene; at middle left: "CAUGHNAWAGA / Church built / 1763..."; below: "PETER VAN DYCK / during the Revolution served..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group