Powder Horn: Hamelton Darling (R-100), with Vignette Scenes of the Ethan Allen Monument, Burlington Vermont, and Allen Demanding the Surrender of Fort Ticonderoga

Object Number: 
1907.36.279
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 14 13/16 in. ( 32.1 x 37.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in gray ink: "The HAMELTON DARLING."; followed by a brief history of the horn;at middle right beside vignette: "ALLEN'S / MONUMENT at / BURLINGTON Vt."; at lower right below vignette: "ETHEN[sic] ALLEN demand the surrender..."; at upper left is a key to the symbols depicted on 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