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Powder Horn: The Dygert (R-145), with a Vignette View of Fort Kayser, Stone Arabia, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.322
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, collage, graphite, and bronze and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 9/16 x 15 1/16 in. ( 29.4 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider/ Canajoharie N.Y. Bottom: RA Grider 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in gray ink: "RA Grider / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed and signed at lower center: "On the AURORA FAILING farm 2 1/2 miles N. of Palatine Bridge...R.A. Grider. 1887.", with an extensive history of the incident; inscribed at upper right: "The DYGERT Powder Horn....", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center inside vignette image: "FORT KAYSER in Stone Arabia"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group