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Powder Horn: Reuben Locke (R-121), with Vignette Views of Lexington Common and Minute Man Monument, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.300
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.4 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: Sketched Aug 2d by Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left inside vignette image in brown ink: "sketched Augt 2d by 1890 / Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie / N.Y."; inscribed at lower right: "The REUBEN LOCKE", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center above vignette: "The COMMON at LEXINGTON Mass. with both battle MONUMENTS...RA Grider 1890"; verso has extensive historical annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group