Powder Horn: James Hayward (R-119), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views of Houses Along Paul Reveres Route in 1775
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 3/4 x 15 in. ( 29.8 x 38.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ at Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1890
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie / N.Y. / Aug.1890"; at middle right: "The JAMES HAYWARD.", followed by an extensive history of the horn and owners; at upper right: "This precious Relic..."; at lower center is a reproduction of the presentation plaque attached to the horn's cap; verso has extensive historical annotations in graphite
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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