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Powder Horn: Thomas Parshley (R-114), with a Vignette Scene of the British Retreat at Concord, Massachusetts, 1775

Object Number: 
1907.36.293
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, graphite, gouache, and bronze and green metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 13/16 x 14 7/16 in. ( 30 x 36.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider/1891. Upper left: Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in black ink: "RA. Grider / 1891."; at lower right: "The PARSHLEY.", followed by an extensive history of the horn and its owners; at center below vignette: "BRITISH RETREAT FROM CONCORD...", followed by a brief history of the battle
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group