Powder Horn: The Loyalist (R-9), with Vignette Scenes of Native Americans Canoeing and New England Loyalists, and a Portrait Vignette of King George III

Object Number: 
1907.36.193
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 28.9 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: Rufus A. Grider 1891 / Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider 1891 / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at center below vignette: "A N.E. LOYALIST'S / Powder Horn", followed by a brief history of the horn"; inscribed below vignette at lower right: "KING GEORGE III…"; below vignette at lower left in black ink: "Indians singing Songs of victory."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group