Powder Horn: James Albro (FW-191), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette of the "Old Indian House", Deerfield, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.165
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 5/8 in. ( 28.6 x 37.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: Rufus A. Grider of Canahoharie N.Y./ July 20th 1890. Bottom right: RA Grider 1890.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y. / July 20th 1880"; inscribed at lower left: "THE JAMES ALBRO…", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "The "OLD INDIAN HOUSE…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group