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Powder Horn: Otis Whitcomb (R-20), with a Vignette Scene of Butler's Ford, West Canada Creek, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.204
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 15/16 x 15 1/8 in. ( 30.3 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black ink: "This horn the OTIS WHITCOMB...Rufus A. Grider", with a brief history of the horn; also inscribed and signed inside vignette image; inscribed at upper right: "JOHNSTOWN. Col. WILLETT the HERO, commanded..."; at left center below vignette: "BUTLER'S FORD. WEST CANADA CR.…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group