Powder Horn: James MacCullar (R-101), with a Vignette Portrait of Israel Putnam with Facsimilie Signature, and a View of Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1775

Object Number: 
1907.36.280
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/16 x 15 in. ( 28.1 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider/ August 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle right in gray ink with a facsimilie signature: "Israel Putnam M G / Commander of the Colonial forces at BUNKER HILL..."; at lower right below vignette: "View of ROXBURY, MASS., in 1775..."; below: "The JAMES MACCULLAR..."; followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group