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Powder Horn: Nathan Plummer (R-103), with Vignette Portraits of General Nicholas Herkimer and Marinus Willett

Object Number: 
1907.36.282
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 15/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 30.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider/ Augt. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / Augt 1890."; also signed at center beside vignette; inscribed at lower left: "The NATHAN PLUMMER.", with a brief history of the horn; facsimilie signature at center below vignette: "Nicolas[sic] herkimer / Gen'l N. HERKIMER..."; facsimilie signature at middle right below vignette: "Marinus Willet / The Revolutionary Hero..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group