Powder Horn: John Abbot (R-95), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Revolutionary War Monument, Danvers, Massachusetts, and a Portrait of Dr. William Eustis

Object Number: 
1907.36.274
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 15 in. ( 32.4 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider July 28, 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider July 28 1891"; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The JOHN ABBOT.", followed by a history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "MONUMENT opposite BELL TAVERN..."; at upper left beside vignette: "Dr. WILLIAM EUSTIS..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group