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Powder Horn: The C. U. T. C. (FW-21), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.21
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 1/16 in. ( 28.6 x 35.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider Aug. 8th 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider Aug. 8th 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The C.U.T.C. / now owned by Geo. Thompson Esqr / of Owasco Lake / near Auburn N.Y."; a brief history of the horn is inscribed at upper left of center
Description: 
1. Narrow Lake George. 2. Ruins of Grown Point. Military.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group