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Powder Horn: The Blunderbuss (F-17), with a Vignette of a Long-Barreled Musket

Object Number: 
1907.36.421
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 15/16 in. ( 27.3 x 37.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider. July 2a 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "RA. Grider July 2d 1889."; inscribed at upper center in black ink: "The BLUNDERBUSS.", with an extensive history of the horn below vignette: "This Horn was no doubt made in Europe, / Tradition says that it was taken from a dead Indian...Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie N.Y."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group