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Powder Horn: John Snyder (FW-15), with a Vignette of "Fort Hill" in Wayne County, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.15
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, black ink and wash, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.3 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider July 29, 1889.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider July 29. 1889."; inscribed at left of center below landscape vignette: "view of 'FORT HILL' Savannah twp. WAYNE County N.Y. / between the grove on the right, & the point of the hill is the site / of ONONTAE an INDIAN VILLAGE which existed there A.D. 1656. / it was fortified. Sketched by the Revd W.M. Beauchamp 1889."; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The JOHN SNYDER.", followed by a brief history of the hor
Description: 
Military. Fort Hill Wayne l. N.Y.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group