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Four Powder Horns: The British, The Turkish, The Fort Hunter, and The Castleton Vermont Priming Horns (F-13), Two with Both Sides Depicted

Object Number: 
1907.36.417
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Black and brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, collage, and graphite, with selective glazing on green paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 15 in. ( 27 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "PRIMING HORNS / IN WHICH VERY FINE POWDER / WAS CARRIED TO PRIME WITH."; at upper right above vignette: "owned by J.D. HOPE...came from CASTELTON[sic] / RUTLAND Co Vermont. / 1888"; at lower right: "Found when / repairing an / old building....near / FORT HUNTER / Montgomery Co. / N.Y / 1889."; at lower center beow vignette: "TURKISH..."; at middle left: "TWO VIEWS OF AN ANCIENT WOODEN PRG.[priming] horn / ABSTRACTED FROM WINDSOR CASTLE...", followed by a
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group