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Powder Horn: The H. B. S. (FW-149), with a Landscape Vignette of Bloody Pond

Object Number: 
1907.36.132
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider / Canajoharie N.Y./ Jany 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "R A Grider/Canajoharie N.Y./Jany. 1888.; inscribed at lower right: "The H.B.S….", followed by a brief history of the horn; above vignette at upper center: "VIEW of BLOODY POND…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group