Powder Horn: Joseph Butler (FW-78), with a Vignette View of the Lighthouse and Ruins of the Crown Point Fort on Lake Champlain, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on thin card
Overall: 11 x 13 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 33.7 cm )
inscriptions: Signed center: TA Grider March 26th, 1887 by Rufus A. Grider
Signed and inscribed at center below powder horn in blue ink: "RA Grider March 26th 1886 / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed and signed at lower center under vignette: "Sketched July 9, 1887 by Rufus A Grider..."; inscribed at lower right: "The JOSEPH BUTLER...", followed by a brief history of the horn and region of New York
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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