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Powder Horn: Nathan Gates (R-25) with Vignettes of a Map of the Onondaga River and the Jane McCrea House at Fort Edward, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.225
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: RA Grider June 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider June 1888"; inscribed at middle right next to horn: "The GATES…," followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed at lower right below map vignette: "PLAN of Ft Brewerton at the W. end of ONEIDA Lake…"; extensive history of Jane McCrea House at lower left
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group