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Powder Horn: Rutherford Trowbridge (FW-198), with Vignette Views of West Rock and New Haven, Connecticut

Object Number: 
1907.36.172
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 5/16 in. ( 28.6 x 36.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1890. Signed upper center: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The TROWBRIDGE…", followed by a brief history of the horn; above vignette at upper left: "Near view on the top of.WEST ROCK…"; below vignette at center: "View of WEST ROCK at NEW HAVEN Conn…."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group