Powder Horn: W.FS. Ford (FW-163), Two Sides Depicted, with a Portait Vignette of General Cornwallis

Object Number: 
1907.36.142
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Aug. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. Augt. 1890."; inscribed at lower left: "The W. FS. FORD…", followed by a brief history of the horn; above portrait vignette: "LORD CORNWALLIS…."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group