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Powder Horn: Elisha Thompson (FW-108), with a Landscape Vignette of the Schoharie and Mohawk Valleys

Object Number: 
1907.36.91
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 15/16 in. ( 27.9 x 35.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider/ May 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider May 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The THOMPSON.", with a brief history of the horn; at upper left below vignette: "When the SCHOHARIE & MOHAWK Valley / were raided..."; with annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group