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Powder Horn: Jelles Fonda (R-97), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views the Fonda Grist Mill, Schenk's Hollow, New York, an Indian Village, and the Mohawk River at Fultonville, with a Facsimilie of a Note to Major Fonda

Object Number: 
1907.36.276
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.8 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center and left: RA Grider sketched in 1889
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at middle right in brown ink: "Indian village on / Castle...Rufus A. Grider 1891."; also signed inside vignette images; inscribed at center below vignette: "SITE OF THE GRIST MILL / built by JELLES FONDA...", followed by extensive historical notes; at lower right below vignette: "View of the Mohawk River..."; at upper right: "The / JELLES FONDA..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group