Powder Horn: James Hill (R-83), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Studies of Revolutionary Uniforms, Flags, and Pennants
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 11/16 in. ( 27.6 x 37.3 cm )
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider, 1892. Signed upper left: R.A. Grider/ of Canajoharie.
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..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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