Powder Horn: John Gilbert (R-107), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Portrait of Lord Howe and a Scene of British Forcing Tea on Colonists, after a 1776 print

Object Number: 
1907.36.286
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/16 x 15 1/16 in. ( 29.1 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. March. 1894
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. Mar. 1894."; inscribed at lower right: "The JOHN GILBERT", followed by a brief history of the horn and its owners; at upper right below vignette: "LORD Wm. HOWE..."; at center below vignette: "From 'TEA LEAVES OF 1776'. / This Characature[sic] represents LORD NORTH / forcing TEA on Miss AMERICA..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group