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Powder horn

Object Number: 
1971.113
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. ( 6.7 x 11.4 x 29.5 cm )
Marks: 
carved: on wooden knob: "W / T"
Description: 
Horn powder horn with wooden cover at one end with carved knob at the center; metal loop at the base of cover; oceanic map incised on horn with Spanish-type names.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, this powder horn possibly relates to the West Indies--the British expedition against Havana.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise S. Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group