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Powder Horn: The Dorchester Hill, Stephen Clark, Owner (R-139), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of the Schram Log Cabin, Schoharie County, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.317
Date: 
1880
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.9 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider/ Aug.1888. Bottom left: RA Grider/ Aug. 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / Aug. 1888."; also signed and inscribed at lower left and right; inscribed at lower right in black ink: "The DORCHESTER HILL.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower left below vignette: "The SCHRAM LOG CABIN..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group