Powder Horn: Ebenezer Sage (FW-207), Two Sides Depicted, with Two Vignettes of Oswego, New York, in 1755 and 1896

Object Number: 
1907.36.181
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, collage, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 15/16 in. ( 30.2 x 37.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed right: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
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."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group