Powder Horn: Parson Marther (FW-54), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Portrait of General James Wolfe and Wolfe's Monument on the Heights of Abraham, near Louisburg(Louisbourg), Canada
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.3 x 36.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. Aug 1890
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. Augt. 1890."; inscribed at middle left inside vignette: "Heights of Abraham with / WOLFE's MONUMENT"; at lower right below oval portrait vignette: "GENL. JAMES WOLFE. THE CAPTOR OF QUEBEC. Born 1727 Died 1759. / The PARSON MARTHER HORN", followed by a brief history of the horn
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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