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Powder Horn: David Still (H-2), with a Vignette View of the Bridge over the Mohawk River, Canajoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.351
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, graphite, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 in. ( 28.3 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: Rufus A. Grider/ July 26 1889. Lower center: Sketched Sept.25 1889 by rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at left of center in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / July 16 1889."; inscribed at middle right in black ink: "The DAVID STILL.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower center: "David was fond of hunting & this was his hunting horn..."; at center below vignette: "The BRIDGE over the MOHAWK at CANAJOHARIE...Sep. 25 1889 by Rufus A. Grider."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group