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Powder Horn: Elijah Sharp (FW-127), Two Sides Depicted with Vignettes of a Landscape of Crown Point, Lake Champlain, NewYork and a Map of Fort Edwards

Object Number: 
1907.36.110
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/16 x 14 1/8 in. ( 28.7 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed top center: Sketched July 9, 1887 by R. A. Grider of Canajohariw N.Y. center right: Rufus A. Grider Feb. 25, 1888 / Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right in brown ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider Feb. 25 1888. / Canajoharie N.Y."; signed and inscribed at center below vignette; above vignette: "Ruins and Earthworks at CROWN POINT, L. Champlain..."; inscribed at middle right: "The ELIJAH SHARP.", with a brief history of the horn at lower center; at lower left below map: "Ground Plan of FORT EDWARD..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group