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Powder Horn: Jabez Rockwell (R-134), with Vignette Portraits of Henry Clay, Washington, and Lafayette, and Views of the Yorktown Battlefield and Washington's Headquarters at Valley Forge

Object Number: 
1907.36.312
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 9/16 x 14 1/16 in. ( 31.9 x 35.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper right and left: Rufus A. Grider 1890, Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper center below horn in gray ink: "Rufus A. Grider 1890. Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at upper right: "The JABEZ / ROCKWELL.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignettes: "HENRY CLAY", "WASHINGTON", "LAFAYETTE"; at lower left below vignette: "VIEW of YORKTOWN Va. & part of the Battleground..."; at lower right below vignette: "WASHINGTON'S Hd QUARTERS at Valley Forge..."; 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