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Powder Horn: Edmund Austin (FW-120), with Carving Unfurled and a Landscape Vignette of Sabbathday Point on Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.103
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 28.9 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: RA Grider Sept. 1888. Bottom right: from the Boat by RA Grider 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at left of center in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider Sep.1888"; inscribed and signed inside vignette image at lower right: "from the Boat by RA Grider 1887"; below vignette: "Sabbath-day Point LAKE GEORGE..."; inscribed at lower left: "The AUSTIN was used in 3 Wars....", with a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group