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Powder Horn: The Amos Crane (FW-3), with Vignette of Portraits of General Washington and Native American Chief 'King Phillip'

Object Number: 
1907.36.3
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown and black ink and wash, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider, July 17, 1890.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider July 17, 1890.; inscribed at lower right inside framing lines: "The Amos Crane", followed by a brief history of the horn; at left of center: a history of a tavern sign, the source of the portrait images
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group