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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

Object Number: 
1907.36.53
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. Aug 1890
Inscriptions: 
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
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group