Powder Horn: Colonel Whitley (R-98), with Vignette Views of the Daniel Boone Monument, Louisville, Kentucky and the Boone Fort, with Portraits of General John Sevier and George Rogers Clarke
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. ( 30.8 x 37.5 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider. Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ 1891 Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscribed and signed at lower center in black ink: "In 1775 Wm WHITLEY & WILLIAM CLARK left Virginia for the Wild West...RA. Grider", with extensive historical notes; at middle right: "The / WHITLEY.", followed by a history of the horn; at center below vignette: "DANIEL BOONE'S FORT..."; at middle left below vignette"DANIEL BOONE'S Monumnet..."; at upper right below portrait: "Brig. General JOHN SEVIER.", followed by historical notes; at lower left encircling portrait: "GEO. ROGERS CLARKE..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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