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
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, collage, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. ( 31.8 x 37.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed lower center right: RA Grider 1890
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
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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