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Powder Horn: The Bartholomew (FW-164), with Carving Unfurled and Vignettes of a Hessian Helmet and Washington's Life Guard Helmet

Object Number: 
1907.36.143
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/16 x 14 7/16 in. ( 28.1 x 36.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider Augt. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "R A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Augt. 1890."; inscribed at lower left: "The BARTHOLOMEW…", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper left: "CAP worn by Genl. WASHINGTON'S Life / Guards…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group