Powder Horn: The Ilands (R-35), with a Vignette Reproducing a Revolutionary Era Politcal Satire of the Boston Revolt, Printed in London, 1774
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 13 x 14 5/8 in. ( 33 x 37.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: June 14th 1891 Rufus A. Grider
Inscribed and signed at lower center in brown ink below vignette: " 'The BOSTONIANS in DISTRESS.' / 'PLATE II'... Rufus A Grider / June 14th 1891.", with extensive interpretation of the cartoon; inscribed at center: "ILAND'S / HORN OR THE / SIEGE OF BOSTON.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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