Powder Horn: General Israel Putnam (FW-1), with Vignettes of the Tomb and a Portrait of General Putnam

Object Number: 
1907.36.1
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown and black ink, gouache, and gold metallic pigment on beige paper, with an oval portrait laid at middle right encircled by gold pigment framing line
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 15 in. ( 30.2 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: R. A. Grider / Jan.1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside etiquette frame in brown ink: "R.A. Grider / Jan. 1892", following an extensive inscription transcribed from tomb and powder horn; inscribed at middle right under oval portrait: "Israel Putnam M G"
Description: 
Military. Portrait and tomb of the general.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group