Powder Horn: Francis M. Abbott (R-51), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of the Massacre at Cherry Valley, New York, 1778
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 13/16 x 14 5/16 in. ( 30 x 36.4 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider 1891. Top center: RA Grider/ 1892
Signed and inscribed at lower right below horn in black ink: Rufus A Grider 1891."; sheet inscribed and signed at middle right and inside vignette image; inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "The / FRANCES M. ABBOTT.," followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right: "When the CHERRY VALLEY MASACREA[sic] occurred…"
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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