Powder Horn: James Hill (R-83), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Studies of Revolutionary Uniforms, Flags, and Pennants

Object Number: 
1907.36.262
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 11/16 in. ( 27.6 x 37.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider, 1892. Signed upper left: R.A. Grider/ of Canajoharie.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in white gouache: "RA Grider / 1892"; inscribed and signed at upper right: "The JAMES HILL POWDER HORN...Rufus A. Grider. 1892.", with a brief history of the horn; at upper left beside vignette: "The HESSIAN Grenadier..."; a numbered key at lower right below vignette identifies the uniforms and flags depicted: "No. 1 Sharp Shooter. No. 2 Regr. Infantry..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group