Powder Horn: The Magruder (FW-208), Two Sides Depicted, with a Landscape Vignette of the William Pitt Monument, Dedham, Massachusetts
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 x 15 in. ( 27.9 x 38.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider/ 1897. Lower right and left: Canajoharie N.Y. Rufus A. Grider 1896
Signed and inscribed at lower right of center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider / 1896."; also signed and inscribed inside vignette image; inscribed at lower left: "Canajoharie N.Y."; at lower right: "The / MAGRUDER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "The Wm. PITT monument at / Dedham, Mass."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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