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Powder Horn: The Orinoco, Leather Covered Sportsman's Horn (F-56)

Object Number: 
1907.36.452
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, and graphite, with heavy glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 34.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The ORINOCO. / This comes from ORINOCO RIVER / in South America -- the butt is wood / fastened by a ligament -- the Entire / horn is covered with leather..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group