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Powder Horn: Joseph Hodges (FW-159), with a Landscape Vignette of Salem, Massachussetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.138
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.3 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider June 29th, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider June. 29th. 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The JOSEPH HODGES…", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "WITCH HILL SALEM Mass. On the left side the Gallows / was erected where the accused were hung…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group