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Powder Horn: Jacob Mayer (R-158), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of Seneca Lake, Geneva, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.335
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.6 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider Nov. 25, 1889. Bottom right: Nov 25th,1889 RA Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at center below vignette in brown ink: "SENECA LAKE at GENEVA N.Y. sketched July 3d 1888. / by Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y."; also signed inside vignette image, at middle left, and at lower right; inscribed at lower right: "The JACOB MAYER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; 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