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Powder Horn: The Mynderse (R-65); with a Vignette Scene of Washington's Headquarters at Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.244
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. ( 28.6 x 36.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Apr. 29, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Jan. 2d. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The MYNDERSE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "Washington's Head Quarters at GOWANUS..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group