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Powder Horn: John Becker (R-33), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of Fort Frederick, Albany, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.214
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 in. ( 28.6 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider Aug.21, 1888
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in brown and black ink: "The JOHN BECKER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed at lower left below vignette: "View of the S.E. side of FORT FREDERICK..."; at lower right: "JOHN BECKER was a Private..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group