Powder Horn: John E. Mitthins (FW-129), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.112
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.1 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. / July 9, 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. / July 9. 1891."; inscribed at lower right: "The MITTHIN.", followed by a brief history of the horn; annotations 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