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Powder Horn: The M. S. (R-76), with Vignette Views of the Mohawk River at Utica and Bloody Pond near West Point, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.255
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 13 in. ( 29.2 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: RA Grider Aug.14, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below vignette in brown ink: "RAGrider Aug 14. 1889"; below: "The MOHAWK at UTICA. at Cenl. R.R. Station..."; at middle right: "The M.S.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "BLOODY POND on the HUDSON..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group