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Powder Horn: The Dunham (FW-10), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette of the Ruins of a Fort at Saybrook, Connecticut

Object Number: 
1907.36.10
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and touches of gouache with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 13 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed upper left: RA Grider Dec. 11th 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at left of center below upper powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Dec. 11th. 1889."; inscribed at center below landscape vignette in black ink: "Remains of the Old Fort on the Connecticut River / at SAYBROOK Conn. Erected in 1635"; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The DUNHAM.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military. Fort at Saybrook Conn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group