Powder Horn: Captain Gad Stanley (R-109), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views of the 'Castle', Boston Harbor, in 1789, and the Old Powder House near Boston
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 1/8 x 14 in. ( 30.8 x 35.6 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ Canajoharie N.Y. 1893.
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie / N.Y. 1893."; inscribed at center: "Capt. GAD STANLEY...", followed by an extensive history of the horn's owners; at lower right below vignette: "The Stone POWDER HOUSE..."; at upper right: "The Capt. GAD STANELY / POWDER HORN.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper left: "RECORD. Capt Gad Stanley of Farmington Conn...."; at middle left above vignette: "The CASTLE. / BOSTON HARBOR 1789."; ver
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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