Powder Horn: David Williams, a Captor of Major Andre (R-30), with Three Vignettes Scenes of West Point, New York, and Vignettes of David Williams' Cane and Award Medal
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, collage, gouache, graphite, and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 x 13 15/16 in. ( 27.9 x 35.4 cm )
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider / Augt 1888
Signed and inscribed at upper left beside horn in brown ink: "RA Grider / Augt. 1888."; inscribed at center: "POWDER HORN, MEDAL & CANE OF / DAVID WILLIAMS one of the Captors of Majr. ANDRE..."; with extensive historical notes; at lower right below collaged vignette: "The place where Majr. Andre was captured."; at middle right below vignette: "The spot where Majr.Andre was hung..."; at upper left below vignette: "WEST POINT as it appd. in the Revolution..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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