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Powder Horn: The H. H. C. (R-47), with Carving Unfurled, and a Vignette Scene of Figures Approaching the ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.228
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Gray ink and wash, gouache, watercolor, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 14 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ Oct.29, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in gray ink: Rufus A Grider/Oct. 29. 1887."; inscribed at lower right: "The H.H.C.," followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center above vignette: "Approaching TICONDEROGA..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group