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Five Powder Horns: Four Owned by Peter Dumond and The Deville (H-11), with a Vignette View of the Dumond House, Hurley, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.360
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. ( 33.7 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: July 11th 1890 RA GRider of Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center in brown ink: "July 11th 1890 RA Grider of Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The DUMONT[sic]. / the 4 upper horns are possessed / by Mr. Dumond..."; below: "The Deville", followed by brief histories of the horns; at upper left: "DUMOND. / These four pocket horns...", with annotations regarding the historical home and the events involving the Sir Henry Clinton 'silver bullet' spy capture
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group