Powder Horn: Ephraim Duel 1764 (FW-34), with Vignettes of a Scene of a Meeting between Native Americans and Colonists, an Oval Portrait of Colonel Henry Bouguet, and the Ruins of Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania
Watercolor, graphite, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 7/8 x 15 3/8 in. ( 30.2 x 39.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider 1894
Signed at middle right in brown ink: "RA Grider"; signed also at lower right below vignette and at lower center: "RA Grider 1894"; inscribed at center under portrait: "Col. HENRY BOUGET after a painting / by BENJAMIN WEST."; at upper right in brown ink: "The EPHRAIM DUEL.", followed by a lengthy history of the horn, Fort Pitt, and Col. Henry Bouget's Council with Native Americans in the Ohio Valley
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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