Powder Horn: Silas Pratt (R-50) with a Vignette Scene of the Massacre at Cherry Valley, New York, 1778
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. ( 29.5 x 36.5 cm )
inscriptions: center bottom: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1892"; inscribed at lower right: The SILAS PRATT…," followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed at right of vignette scene: "The Killing of Mr ROBERT WELLS & his daughter…"
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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