Update

Visitors ages 12 and older are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Learn more >

Powder Horn: The Concord Bridge, Stephen Parks, Owner (R-137), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Scenes of the Battle at Concord Bridge, and a View of Concord, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.315
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black and brown ink and wash, collage, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 14 in. ( 26.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left center: Sket' July 29, 1890 by R. A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed inside lower vignette image in brown ink: "sketd July 29. 1890 by / R.A. Grider"; inscribed at lower center below vignette: "VIEW in CONCORD Mass...."; at center below upper vignette: "The battle at CONCORD BRIDGE..."; at middle right: "The / CONCORD / BRIDGE / Powder Horn"; extensive historical inscriptions at upper left and right flanking vignette
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group