Powder Horn: Johannes Windecker (FW-115), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Portrait of Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge and a Print of Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.98
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold, green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper with a collaged photographic print
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 15 5/16 in. ( 28.9 x 38.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider, Canajoharie N.Y. 1894
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider -- Canajoharie N.Y. 1894."; inscribed at lower right in graphite: "The / WINDECKER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at middle left below print in brown ink: "Gen'l Washington's Headquarters / at Newburgh..."; at center below portrait: "Benj'n Tallmadge / Coll."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group