Powder Horn: The Halifax (F-6), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.410
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, collage, gouache, graphite, and blue metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y./ Sept 20, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. / Sept. 20 1887."; inscribed at lower right in black ink: "The HALIFAX.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group