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Powder Horn: Nathan Garnsey (FW-183), with Carving Unfurled, and Two Landscape Vignettes of the Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.160
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. ( 27.6 x 34.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: Sketched July 11th 1887/ by RA Grider. Center left: RA Grider Feb.22, '89
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left beside powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider / Feb. 22. 89."; inscribed at middle right: "The GARNSEY.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "RUINS of FORT TICONDEROGA..."; at upper left below vignette: "Near view of / FT. TICONDEROGA..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group