Powder Horn: James Hayward (R-119), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views of Houses Along Paul Reveres Route in 1775

Object Number: 
1907.36.298
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 15 in. ( 29.8 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ at Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1890
Inscriptions: 
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
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group