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Powder Horn: The Fox and Bear (H-5), with a Vignette View of Eastern Canajoharie on the Mohawk River, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.354
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, graphite, gouache, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 in. ( 30.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: RA Grider May 25th, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "RA Grider May 25th 1889."; also signed at center; at lower right: "The FOX and BEAR. / The BEE HIVES were upset by the / Fox..."; at center below vignette: "View of the Eastern part of Canajoharie..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group