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Powder Horn: Johan Christian Schel (FW-42), with a Vignette View near Herkimer, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.41
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and gouache, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed bottom center: R A Grider. Center right bottom: Sketchd June 2d / 1888 by RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "The JOHAN CHRISTIAN SCHEL", followed by a brief history of the horn and: "RA Grider"; inscribed and signed at lower center inside vignette: "sketched June 2d / 1888 by RA. Grider"; verso has extensive historical annotation in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group