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Powder Horn: The Hosley (FW-23), with a sketch of the Onondaga "Indian Apple Tree"

Object Number: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 3/16 x 13 1/2 in. ( 28.4 x 34.3 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider May 25 1889
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink over graphite: "Rufus A Grider May 25. 1889."; inscribed at middle right in brown ink: "The HOSLEY"; at lower right below sketch: "Indian Apple tree Onondaga Reservation near Syracuse N.Y. / sketched by the Revd W.M. Beauchamp 1888."; at lower right: a brief history of the horn
on Onondaga Reservation N.Y. Military.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group