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Powder Horn: John McGraw (R-48), with a Vignette View of the Middle Fort, Schoharie County, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.229
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 13 9/16 in. ( 24.4 x 34.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider/ 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider July 25 1887."; inscribed at lower left: "The JOHN Mc GRAW…," followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right: "View from the N.E. of the MIDDLE FORT..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group