Powder Horn: Isaac Post (R-148), with Vignettes of a Portrait of General Anthony Wayne and a Scene of the Betrayal By Benedict Arnold

Object Number: 
1907.36.325
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 9/16 x 14 7/8 in. ( 29.4 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. Feb.1895.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider. Canajoharie N.Y. Feb. 1895."; inscribed at lower right: "The ISAAC POST.", followed by a history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "GIVING THE COUNTERSIGN, / at / STONY POINT."; at right of center below vignette: "Gen. ANTHONY WAYNE / who CAPTURED THE POINT."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group