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Powder Horn: The Bison (I-8), with Printed Vignette Portraits of Six Indian Men and a Bison

Object Number: 
1907.36.392
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, brown ink, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing and touches of scratching out on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/16 x 14 7/16 in. ( 28.7 x 36.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider Augt. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Augt 1890."; inscribed at lower right below vignette: "THE AMERICAN BISON. / This horn belonged to a Western / Indian..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group