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Powder Horn: Timothy Murphy the Hero of Schoharie (R-32), with Vignettes of the Murphy House in Fulton, Schoharie County, New York and the Middle Fort, in 1779

Object Number: 
1907.36.213
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/16 x 13 7/8 in. ( 36 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider/ Aug, 1887. Upper right: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper left beside horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Augt. 1887."; inscribed at lower center: "The TIMOTHY MURPHY POWDER HORN...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower left below vignette: "The Dwelling of Timy. Murphy..."; at upper center above vignette: "A View of the MIDDLE FORT..."; verso has extensive inscription in graphite about Timothy Murphy signed and dated 1889 by Grider
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group