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Powder Horn: Jacob Van Wostt (R-138), with a Vignette View of the Aqueduct at Schoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.316
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. ( 28.3 x 34.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Dec.20, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center and lower left in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Dec. 20th 1889."; inscribed at lower center: " 'JONAS ALOT VOOR DEN HEERE' / Translation / How Jonah navigated the Sea...(correct translation: 'Jonah cast out before the Lord')"; at center below vignette: "The Acquiduct[sic] over the Schoharie..."; at lower right: "The JACOB VAN WOSTT", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group