Powder Horn: Silas Hoskins (R-8), with Carving Unfurled and Vignettes of the Boston Liberty Tree and a Revolutionary Era Caricature
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. ( 28.3 x 37.5 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black ink: "The SILAS HOSKINS...RA. Grider. .", with a brief history of the horn; inscribed at middle right below vignette: "The BOSTON LIBERTY TREE..."; at middle right: "one of the CHARACATURES[sic] of / that period."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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