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Powder Horn: Lt. Stephen Whipple (FW-107), with a Landscape Vignette of the Site of Fort William Henry

Object Number: 
1907.36.90
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 13 15/16 in. ( 29.8 x 35.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed left: Tufus A. Grider/ July 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider / July 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The Lt. WHIPPLE.", with a brief history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "RA Grider 1889. / On the left of this picture is the site of FORT WILLIAM HENRY..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group