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Powder Horn: Jeptha R. Simms (FW-124), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.107
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 7/8 in. ( 27.9 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left edge : RA Grider Nov 25th 1887.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left vertically in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider Nov. 25th. / 1887."; inscribed and signed at lower right: "This fine horn / The JEPTHA R. SIMMS...RA Grider", with 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