Powder Horn: Abraham Robinson (FW-47), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of the Overgrown Ruins of a Redoubt at Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.46
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, gouache, gold and copper metallic pigment, and black crayon, with selective glazing
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 30.2 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider Sketch July 13th, 1891 in Boston. Signed top right: R.A. Grider 1892. Bottom left: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider sket'd July 13th 1891. in Boston."; signed in three other places at the end of inscriptions; inscribed above vignette: "A REDOUBT, now overgrown..."; at lower left: "The horn is owned / by / Wm. F. Swan..."; at upper right: "The ABRAM. ROBINSON horn...", followed by a history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group