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Powder Horn: The Black Hawk (I-5) with Ornamented Strap

Object Number: 
1907.36.389
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, gouache, watercolor, graphite, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 11/16 x 14 5/16 in. ( 29.7 x 36.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider Jan.4th 1890.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "RA. Grider June 4th 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The BLACK HAWK.", followed by an extensive history of the horn; verso has letter with extensive historical annotations from contemporary owner affixed
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group