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Powder Horn: Thomas Williams (FW-114), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.97
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, reddish-brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 12 3/4 in. ( 27.9 x 32.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower left: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Oct 23, 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in reddish-brown ink below powder horn: "Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Oct. 23. 1888"; inscribed at lower right in black ink: "The / THOMAS WILLIAMS.", with a brief history of the horn; at upper left: "This horn has descended to Jas. B. Williams of Rochester..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group