Powder Horn: Fort Pitt (FW-49), with Carving Unfurled, and Vignettes of a Portrait of Col. Henry Bouget and the Block House at Fort Pitt

Object Number: 
1907.36.48
Date: 
c. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 32.4 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Lower center: Sketched May 1870 by Rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center below vignette in brown ink: "sketd. 1870 by RA Grider / view of 3 remaining buildings of / Fort Pitt in 1870."; at lower right: "The FORT PITT.", followed by a history of the horn; at lower left below portrait vignette: "Col. Henry Bouguet"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group