Powder Horn: The Magruder (FW-208), Two Sides Depicted, with a Landscape Vignette of the William Pitt Monument, Dedham, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.182
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 15 in. ( 27.9 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider/ 1897. Lower right and left: Canajoharie N.Y. Rufus A. Grider 1896
Inscriptions: 
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."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group