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Powder Horn: Joshua Curtis (R-39), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Printed Portrait of Paul Revere, the Revere Grave Monument in Boston, and a Scene of Stamp Act Protesters

Object Number: 
1907.36.220
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, collage, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 15 1/16 in. ( 30.5 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider. Bottom left: Sketched July 1, 1889 by/ RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Canajoharie N.Y.;" sheet signed and inscribed three other times; inscribed below portrait vignette at left of center: "Paul Revere..."; below vignette scene at center: "Procession in NEW YORK by opposers / of the STAMP ACT."; inscribed at lower right: "The / JOSHUA CURTIS", followed by a brief history of the horn; annotations throughout
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group