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Powder Horn: Hiram Hees (FW-111), with a Landscape Vignette of New York Harbor in 1664

Object Number: 
1907.36.94
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 in. ( 27.9 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider 1889 in Feby.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider 1889 in Feby"; inscribed at lower right: "The HEES.", with a brief history of the horn; at upper left: "The CITY of NEW YORK in 1664 / and LANDING of The ENGLISH. / LAND ROBBERS."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group