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Powder Horn: Bimsley Stevens (FW-181), with a Landscape Vignette of Fourteen Mile Island, Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.158
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/8 x 13 5/16 in. ( 26.4 x 33.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed left center: Rufus A. Grider July 1, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider July 1. 1889."; inscribed at lower center: "The BIMSLEY STEVENS P.HORN.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "FOURTEEN MILE / ISLAND. / LAKE GEORGE."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group