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Powder Horn: The John Stevens (FW-14), with Carving Unfurled and Vignettes of Two Log Houses in York, Maine

Object Number: 
1907.36.14
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown ink and wash, gouache, and green and gold metallic pigments with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed in graphite lower left: July 24th 1889.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left below powder horn: "July 24th 1889."; at upper right below upper cabin in black ink over graphite: "The JENKINS / LOG HOUSE / built A.D. / 1645 at / YORK Maine."; at middle right: "The JOHN STEVENS."; at lower right below lower cabin: "The Mc INT LOG HOUSES / built A.D. 1650 at YORK Maine used for a / Garrison & for Refugees to flee to."; at lower left: a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military. Ancient Colonial Houses
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group