Powder Horn: Jonathan Gardner (R-92), Two Sides Depicted, with a Portrait Vignette of Commander Daniel Morgan

Object Number: 
1907.36.271
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, brown ink, graphite, and gold, copper, and blue metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 14 7/8 in. ( 33.7 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus / A. Grider of / Canajoharie/ N. Y. / July 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in white gouache: "Rufus / A. Grider / of Canajoharie / N.Y. / July 1891."; also signed at middle and lower right inside vignette; inscribed at center in brown ink: "THE JONATHAN GARDNER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "Danl Morgan [facsimile signature]", after a painting by Chappel...."; followed by a brief history of Morgan's Riflemen
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group