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Powder Horn: The Ingersoll (R-118), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of Both Panels of the Hartwell Tavern Sign

Object Number: 
1907.36.297
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 1/16 in. ( 28.9 x 33.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie/ N.Y. July 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. / July 1890."; at lower right: "The INGERSOLL.", followed by a brief history of the horn; below: "The TAVERN SIGN above was that of the / HARTWELL TAVERN between Concord and Lexington..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group