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Powder Horn: The Frederick Dockstetter (FW12), with a Vignette of Seneca Lake at Geneva, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.12
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and touches of gouache with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.4 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Nov 9, 1889. Center: R. A. Grider July 21, 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Novr. 9. 1889."; inscribed and signed at center inside landscape vignette: "RA Grider July 2d 1888."; inscribed left of center below landscape vignette in black ink: "SENECA LAKE N.Y. at GENEVA July 2d 1888."; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The FREDK. DOCKSTETTER", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military. Seneca Lake at Geneva
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group