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Powder Horn: Whittlesey (FW-53), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of Cape Baptist near Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Canada

Object Number: 
1907.36.52
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, black and brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 3/4 in. ( 27.6 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Aug 2, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Aug. 2. 1891."; inscribed at center below vignette in black ink over graphite: "CAPE BAPTIST -- entrance into the BASIN of MINES near / LOUISBURG -- CAPE BRETON -- Newfoundland."; at lower right in black ink: "The Whittlesey.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group