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

Object Number: 
1907.36.277
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. ( 30.8 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider. Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ 1891 Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
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..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group