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Powder Horn: John Pandearin, Nick Stoner (FW-131), with Carving Unfurled and a Vignette View of Fort Edward in 1887

Object Number: 
1907.36.114
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. ( 23.8 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed top left: RA Grider. Lower center: RA Grider Nov. 26, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider Nov. 26. 1887."; inscribed at middle right: "one of the SIMMS / Collection purchased by the State / it was obtained of / John Pandearin by Simms / some think horn formerly belonged to / NICK STONER...", with a brief history of the horn; at upper left below vignette: "appearance of the site of Ft. EDWARD / in 1887..."
Description: 
Orginal horn carved by Simms
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group