Powder Horn: Martin Humphrey (R-10), Two Sides Depcited, with a Vignette of the Putnam's Tavern Sign

Object Number: 
1907.36.194
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 15 1/8 in. ( 28.4 x 38.4 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider 1891 / Canajoharie N.Y. / Dec. 1892"; inscribed at right: "The MARTIN HUMPHRY JR.", followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed above vignette at center: "PUTNAM & THE WOLF"; below vignette: "PUTNAM'S TAVERN / & BOARDING HOUSE / 1801."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group