Powder Horn: George Watkins (FW-130), Two sides Depicted with a Vignette Scene of the British Retreating at Lexington, 1775

Object Number: 
1907.36.113
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 15 1/8 in. ( 31.8 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A Grider of Canajohara N.Y. 1892. Right: RA Grider / 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in black ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892."; inscribed at lower right: "The GEO. WATKINS...RA Grider / 1892.", with a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "British retreating from Lexington..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group