Powder Horn: The Smead (FW-172), with a Landscape Vignette of the Smead House, Deerfield, Massachussetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.151
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/16 x 14 7/16 in. ( 28.1 x 36.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider July 19, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider July 19. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The SMEAD", followed by a history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group