Powder Horn: Ebenezer Sage (FW-207), Two Sides Depicted, with Two Vignettes of Oswego, New York, in 1755 and 1896
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, collage, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 15/16 in. ( 30.2 x 37.9 cm )
inscriptions: Signed right: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y.
Signed and inscribed at lower right below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1896."; inscribed at lower right: "The / EBENEZER SAGE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below photograph vignette: "The U.S. FORT at OSWEGO...", followed by a brief historical account; at upper left below vignette print: "ANCIENT OSWEGO."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.