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Powder Horn: The Botts (FW-139), with Carving Unfurled and a Lascape Vignette of Sabbathday Point, Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.122
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Nov. 25, 1887 RA Grider. Lower right: Sketched / July 11 1887, RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center in brown ink: "Nov. 25. 1889 RA Grider", also signed inside vignette image; inscribed at lower center: "MOTTO on ARMS / 'Evil to him who evil thinks' / 'God and my right' "; with an extensive history of the horn and its owners at upper and lower left; at lower right below vignette: "SABBATHDAY POINT, 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