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Powder Horn: Dorchester Heights (R-28), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.209
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 13 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in black ink: "Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. June 26th 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The DORCHESTER HEIGHTS.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group