Powder Horn: Israel Minor (FW-51), with Vignettes of a Portrait of British General Howe and a Memorial Tablet near Lake George

Object Number: 
1907.36.50
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, graphite, gouache, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 13/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.5 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Nov. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Novr. 1890."; also signed at middle left inside image of landscape vignette; inscribed at middle right below oval portrait vignette in black wash: "LORD GEO. AUGS. / HOWE."; at lower right: "ISRAEL MINOR.", followed by a history of the horn; at upper left above landscape vignette: "View of the OUTLET to LAKE GEORGE, at Ticonderoga Village..."; verso has extensive historical 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