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Powder Horn: Isaac Fisher (FW-112), with a Landscape Vignette of Seneca Lake, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.95
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 12 13/16 in. ( 27.9 x 32.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Sketchet July 6, 1888 by RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider", also signed inside landscape image; inscribed at lower center: "VIRGIN POINT AND PAINTED ROCKS SENACA[sic] LAKE NEAR WATKINS / The HORN of ISAAC FISHER...", with a brief history of the horn and a key to the abbreviations used in the carving; annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group