Powder Horn: Abraham Lincey (R-75), with a Vignette View of a Battlefield near Herkimer, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.254
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 3/16 in. ( 27.3 x 36 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider July 1889. Upper left: Sketched July 1889/ by RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider July 1889."; also signed and dated inside vignette image; inscribed at center below vignette: "the site where 12 men fell in the Revolution..."; at middle right: "ABRAHAM LINCEY.", followed by a brief history of the horn and its owners; lower right has extensive annotations regarding the battle near Herkimer, New York
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group