Powder Horn: Nathaniel L. Rost (R-19) with a Vignette Scene of British Soldiers and Native Americans Burning Buildings, Mohawk Valley, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.4 x 37.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: July 1891 RA Grider. Center left: RA Grider/ 1892
Inscribed and signed at lower right in brown ink: "The Ntl. L. Rost...July 1891. RA Grider", with a brief history of the horn; also inscribed and signed inside vignette image; inscribed at center below vignette: "PALATINE CHURCH Montgomery Co. N.Y...."; at upper right: "WHY WAS THIS BUILDING NOT BURNT…", followed by extensive historical notes
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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