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
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 14 3/16 x 13 7/8 in. ( 36 x 35.2 cm )
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider/ Aug, 1887. Upper right: RA Grider
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
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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