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Powder Horn: John Crown (FW-133), Two Sides Depicted with a Landscape Vignette of Fort Ticonderoga in 1866

Object Number: 
1907.36.116
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 in. ( 28.6 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A Grider Canajoharie Oct. 15 th 1887.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider. Canajoharie Oct 15th 1884"; inscribed at lower right below vignette: "Ruins at Ticonderoga abt 1866."; below: "The JOHN CROWN.", 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