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Powder Horn: The Venus, German (F-4), Two Sides Depicted

Object Number: 
1907.36.408
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.6 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider/ Aug.21 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "RA. Grider / Aug. 21 1889."; inscribed at middle right in graphite: "VENUS"; at lower left: "Nitrate of Silver to Etch with on Horns first cover / the horn with Wax"; at lower right: "boiled / linseed oil / Terra Sienna soaked into / to stain apply warmed"; at upper left: "Poss'd by Dr. T.S. Hitchcock...Oswego, N.Y. / purchased in Dresden Ger."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group