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Powder Horn: The Stokes (FW-117), with a Landscape Vignette of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.100
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. ( 27.6 x 32.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed center left: RA Grider 1888 Sept.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at left of center in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider 1888 Septr."; inscribed at lower right: ""The / STOKES.", with a brief history of the horn; at lower center below vignette: "FORT TICONDEROGA stands on the S.W. Point of / Lake Champlain..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group