Powder Horn: Ira West (R-122), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of Lexington Green in 1794 and a Portrait of Lord Percy

Object Number: 
1907.36.301
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. ( 30.8 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider Dec. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Dec 1890."; at lower left: "The IRA WEST.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "LEXINGTON GREEN view taken in 1794..."; at upper center below vignette: "LORD PERCY"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group