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Powder Horn: Caleb J. Hall (R-132), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Portrait of Dr. Joseph Warren

Object Number: 
1907.36.310
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, collage, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.1 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: July 6th 1890 Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "July 6th 1890 Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at lower left: "The / CALEB J. HALL.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right beside vignette: "Many a loved one perished at BUNKER HILL...Dr JOSPEH WARREN has crossed Charlestown Neck..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group