Powder Horn: Levi Hitchcock (1812-10), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette of the United States Hotel Sign, Boston

Object Number: 
1907.36.346
Date: 
c. 1890
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 30.2 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed middle right in brown ink: "The LEVI HITCHCOCK", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center beside vignette: "The / Old Sign / of the / U. States / Hotel / at / Boston"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group