Powder Horn: Joshua Chase (FW-99), with a Vignette Scene of Washington Crossing the Delaware River

Object Number: 
1907.36.84
Date: 
c. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
12 x 14 1/4 in.
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed lower left center: Rufus Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at left of center in brown ink: "JOHN CHASE was a soldier from Mass...Rufus A. Grider. / of Canajoharie / N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The JOHN CHASE.", with a brief history of the horn; at center below landscape vignette: "WASHINGTON crossing the / DELAWARE..."; with annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group