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Powder Horn: Abram Van Horne (R-52,) with Vignette View of the Old Fort at Fort Hunter, Montgomery County, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.233
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 13 in. ( 31.8 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: top right: Rufus A. Grider Dec.1887. Bottom right: R. A. Grider 1888. Center left: R. A. Grider/ Dec.31, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right: "The VAN HORNE…RA Grider. 1888", with a brief history of the horn; inscribed and signed at upper right: "A view of the OLD FORT built 1712, at FORT HUNTER…Rufus A Grider Dec. 1887."; at middle right is a key to numbered sites in the vignette view
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group