Powder Horn: Paul Jones (R-84), with Vignettes of the Residence of Boatswain Allen, New Castle, New Hampshire, a Scene of the Engagement Between the "Serapis" and the "Bon Homme Richard, 1779, and a Portrait of Commander John Paul Jones

Object Number: 
1907.36.263
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, brown ink, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 7/8 x 15 in. ( 32.7 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. / Dec. 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. / Decr. 1891."; inscribed at upper right: "Belongs / to / Alfred S. Manson Esqr...."; at lower left below vignette: "The SERAPIS & BON HOMME RICHARD / Sept. 1779."; at upper center above vignette: "Residence of Boatswain ALLEN..."; at upper left below portrait: "Com. PAUL JONES."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group