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Powder Horn: David Parker (FW-106), with a Vignette Scene of Paul Revere's Capture by the British at the Crossroads of Lexington and Concord

Object Number: 
1907.36.89
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, lead white pigment, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 7/8 x 15 in. ( 32.7 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: Rufus A. Grider. Canajoharie N.Y./ March. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left of center in brown ink below vignette: "PAUL REVERE stopped & taken...RA Grider Mar. 1892"; inscribed at lower right: "The DAVID PARKER.", with a brief history of the horn; also signed inside vignette image
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group