Update

Visitors ages 12 and older are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Learn more >

Powder Horn: Seth Brooks (R-124), with Vignettes of the Crossroads near Lexington and Concord, and the Monument at Acton, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.303
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 14 5/16 in. ( 28.4 x 36.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider July 30, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider July 30. 1890."; also signed inside landscape vignette; inscribed at lower right below vignette: "The MONUMENT at ACTON Mass."; at lower center: "The AMOS BARRET..."; with extensive historical annotations at upper left and center regarding Revolutionary soldiers James Hayward, Isaac Davis, and Abner Hosmer, and also Paul Revere's ride and the battle at Acton
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group