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Powder Horn: The Alabama (H-33), with Carving Unfurled and a Vignette of the "Gragg" Tavern sign, Dedham, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.382
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 15/16 x 14 15/16 in. ( 30.3 x 37.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "RA. Grider 1890."; inscribed at middle right: "ALABAMA.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center beside vignette: "an ancient / TAVERN SIGN / at DEDHAM, Mass. / near Boston"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group