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Powder Horn: The Colonel Timothy Bettles (R-69), with a Vignette View from Sabbath Day Point, Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.248
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, collage, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 28.6 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Augt. 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Augt 1889."; inscribed at middle left below vignette in black ink: "TWIN MOUNTAINS from SABBATH DAY POINT / LAKE GEORGE N.Y."; at lower right: "The Col. BETTLES.", followed by a brief history of the horn and its owners
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group