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Powder Horn: Nathaniel Piper (R-99), with a Vignette View of the Minuteman Monument, Acton, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.278
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 9/16 in. ( 27.6 x 37 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Jan.1891 RA Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in brown ink: "The NATHANIEL PIPER....Jan. 1891 RA. Grider", with a history of the horn; at center below vignette: "The MONUMENT at / ACTON..."; at upper left and right beside vignette: "The INSCRIPTION."; followed by an extensive history; verso has historical notes in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group