Powder Horn: The H.B.M. Guerriere (1812-1), with Vignette Portraits of Captain Isaac Hull and King George III, and a View of the U.S.S. Constitution
Watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, brown ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 in. ( 28.9 x 33 cm )
inscriptions: Signed lower center: RA Grider June 28th, 1889
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in brown ink: "RA. Grider June 28th. 1889."; also signed at lower right and middle left below vignette; inscribed at lower right: "The GUERRIERE.", followed by a history of the horn and naval engagement between the "Constitution" and the "Guerriere"; at upper center below vignette in gray wash: " THE / CONSTITUTION"; encircling the portrait vignettes at upper right and left respectively: "CAPTAIN ISAAC CAPTOR OF HIS MAJESTYS SHIP GUERRIERE. 1814", and:
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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