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Powder Horn: Edward Wilson (FW-72), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Portrait of William Pepperrell and a View of the Harbor at Louisburg (Louisbourg), Canada

Object Number: 
1907.36.66
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 30.6 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed left: Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie N.Y. 1892."; inscribed and signed at lower right below landscape vignette: "A sketch of LOUISBOURG NOVA SCOTIA in 1745.../ RA Grider.", followed by a brief history of the fort and horn; at center below oval portrait vignette in black ink: "Wm. Pepperrell"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group