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Powder Horn: The 'Royal George', Charles DeWitt, Owner (R-136), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Portrait of Charles De Witt and Views of the De Witt Grist Mill and House near Kingston, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.314
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, collage, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.8 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center right: RA Grider 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at middle right in brown ink: "This fine Powder Horn belonged to CHAS. DEWITT...RA Grider 1890."; inscribed at lower left: "The ROYAL GEORGE.", followed by an extensive history of the horn and a poem by Cowper; at lower right below vignettes: "The Chas. DeWitt Grist Mill...", "The residence of Chas DeWitt..."; annotations in graphite; verso has extensive historical annotations in black ink and 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