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Powder Horn: Ensign John Litch (FW-85), with Carving Unfurled, and Landscape Vignettes of Ticonderoga Village and the "Old Fort" at Canajoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.75
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing and a collaged print on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 9/16 x 14 9/16 in. ( 31.9 x 37 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom: RA Grider 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider 1887."; inscribed at lower right under print: " 'OLD FORT' at Canajoharie..."; inscribed at middle right: "The / JOHN LITCH...", followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed and signed at upper center
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group