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Powder Horn: The Borrsantee (R-156), with Carving Unfurled, and a Vignette View of Fort McHenry, Maryland

Object Number: 
1907.36.333
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, watercolor, brown ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 15 1/16 in. ( 30.5 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider 1896, Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider 1896. / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The / BORRSANTEE.", followed by a history of the horn; at upper center below vignette in graphite: "U.S. FORT McHENRY CHEASAPEAKE[sic] BAY Md."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group