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Powder Horn: Samuel Steel (R-151), with a Vignette View of 'Greenway Court', Home of Lord Fairfax, Virginia

Object Number: 
1907.36.328
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 14 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper right: Rufus A. Grider 1896 / Canajoharie N.Y. Center right: RA Grider 1897.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at right of center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider 1896 / Canajoharie N.Y."; also signed inside vignette image; inscribed at lower right: "The SAMUEL STEELE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at middle right below vignette: " 'GREENWAY COURT' in Virginia..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group