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Powder Horn: Philbric Colby (FW-76), with Carving Unfurled and a Landscape Vignette of Sloop Island on Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.70
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 15 1/8 in. ( 31.4 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "The / PHILBRIC / COLBY Powr. Horn...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at left of center under landscape vignette: "SLOOP ISLAND LAKE GEORGE N.Y."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group