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Powder Horn: Nathaniel L. Rost (R-19) with a Vignette Scene of British Soldiers and Native Americans Burning Buildings, Mohawk Valley, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.203
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.4 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: July 1891 RA Grider. Center left: RA Grider/ 1892
Inscriptions: 
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
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group