Powder Horn: The S. W. (R-102), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Portrait of General Lafayette and Two Vignette Views of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Object Number: 
1907.36.281
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and bronze and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 7/16 in. ( 28.3 x 36.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: RA Grider Augt. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Augt 1890."; also signed at center inside vignette image; inscribed at lower right: "The S.W.", with a brief history of the horn; facsimilie signature at center below vignette in gray and black ink: "Lafayette. / NOTE: / Tradition relates that...Rufus A. Grider / 1891."; at center below vignettes: "The N.E. Cor. of CUNOW'S Alley and / Main St. BETHLEHEM..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group