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Powder Horn: Nathaniel Munrow (R-115), with a Vignette View of Boston in 1620

Object Number: 
1907.36.294
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. ( 29.8 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider June 28, 1889. Center: RA Grider, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider June 28. 1889."; at lower right: "The MUNROW.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignette: "BOSTON, Mass. soon after / its settlement in 1620..."; at lower left: "NATHANIEL MUNROW was a Private..."; followed by a brief history of the owner
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group