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Powder Horn: James Wilkson (R-91), with a Vignette Portrait of British Commander Sir Banastre Tarleton

Object Number: 
1907.36.270
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, black ink, and gold and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/16 x 15 in. ( 33.2 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. / Augt. 8th 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. / Augt. 8th 1891."; inscribed at center in brown ink: "LIEUT COL. / SIR BANASTRE / TARLETON...."; at lower left: "THE / JAMES WILKSON...", 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