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Powder Horn: David Sturgis (FW-137), Two Sides Depicted with a Landscape Vignette of Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.120
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 14 in. ( 28.4 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider, Oct. 8 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center in brown ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider Oct. 8. 1891."; inscribed at right bottom: "This horn, The David Sturgis...", with a brief history of the horn; at right below vignette: "On the left side of the Pub. Road going from the R.R. toward the village of Ticonderoga..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group