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Powder Horn: John Truman (FW-33), with a Vignette View of the Harbor of Oswego, New York, on Lake Ontario

Object Number: 
1907.36.33
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown ink, black ink and wash, and gouache with selective glazing on paper
Marks: 
inscriptions: none
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider June 28. 1889."; signed and inscribed at center inside vignette: "RA Grider / 1889."; inscribed at upper center above vignette in black ink: "LAKE ONTARIO"; inscribed and signed below landscape vignette in brown ink: "View of the harbor at OSWEGO N.Y. / sketched Aug. 21.1889. by Rufus A. Grider. / No. 1 the U.S. Fort. No. 2 Nine Mile point / No. 3 Deposits of Lumber. No. 5 Light house & / Life saving station"; in
Description: 
Harbor of Oswego N.Y. Military.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group