Powder Horn: Nathan Abbot (R-113), with a Vignette View of the Snow House, Chicopee, Massachusetts
Watercolor, gouache, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 36.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Canajoharie N.Y. Aug.1891 Rufus A. Grider July 30th 1891
Inscribed and signed at lower left and lower center below horn in gray ink: "Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1891. Rufus A. Grider July 30th 1891."; at lower right: "The Nathan Abbot.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at middle left below vignette: "The SNOW HOUSE / at CHICOPEE..."; at upper left: "The SNOW HOUSE...", followed by a brief history of the house
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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