Powder Horn: George Watkins (FW-130), Two sides Depicted with a Vignette Scene of the British Retreating at Lexington, 1775
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 1/2 x 15 1/8 in. ( 31.8 x 38.4 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A Grider of Canajohara N.Y. 1892. Right: RA Grider / 1892
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..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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