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Powder Horn: The Mexican (MW-1), with a Vignette View of Matamoros, Mexico, in 1848; verso: fragmentary crest design

Object Number: 
1907.36.349
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 11 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 28.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Dec. 30, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "R A. Grider Dec 30 1887."; inscribed at lower right: "The / MEXICAN", followed by a brief history of the horn; at middle left inside vignette image: "VIEW OF / MATAMORAS[sic] / IN 1848."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group