Powder Horn: The Loomis (H-20), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views of Fort Wayne in 1795, and Fort Harrison in 1812, Indiana
Brown and gray ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. ( 30.2 x 36.5 cm )
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y./ 3 March 1894
Signed and inscribed twice at center in gray ink: "Rufus A. Grider. Canajoharie N.Y. / 3d March 1894."; inscribed at middle left: "The LOOMIS.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "Fort HARRISON on the Wabash River Ina. in 1812."; at upper center below vignette: "FORT WAYNE in 1795 a Frontier Post in Indiana..."; annotations in graphite
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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