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Powder Horn: The Ilands (R-35), with a Vignette Reproducing a Revolutionary Era Politcal Satire of the Boston Revolt, Printed in London, 1774

Object Number: 
1907.36.216
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 14 5/8 in. ( 33 x 37.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: June 14th 1891 Rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
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
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group