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Powder Horn: Ebenezer Deen (FW-17), with Carving Unfurled and a Vignette of a 18th Century Military Encampment with Officer

Object Number: 
1907.36.17
Date: 
1889, 1894
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and copper and gold metallic pigments with selective glazing on beige paper with a photograph and newspaper article laid on at upper left a
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 14 1/8 in. ( 29.2 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed upper right: CRA 1894. Inscribed lower left: Rufus A. Grider at Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider at Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1889."; inscribed and signed at upper right inside vignette in gold metallic pigment: "RAG (monogram) 1894"; below vignette in copper metallic pigment: "MONTCALM."; inscribed at lower right in black ink: "The EBENEZER DEEN / Powder Horn...", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Genl. Montcalm reviewing his troops. Military.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group