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Powder Horn: The Ely (R-42), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.223
Date: 
1888?
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, graphite, and copper and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 13 in. ( 27.6 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Sept.22, 1888 at Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Sept 22 1888 / of Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The ELY", followed by 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