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Powder Horn: William Blodget (FW-50), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of Ticonderoga Village, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.49
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, gouache, and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 30.8 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at upper left above vignette in brown wash: "View of Ticonderoga Village, where July 6, 1758, Lord Howe...sketd July 10. 1887. by Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y."; signed at center inside vignette image and at lower right after inscription; inscribed at lower right: "The WILLIAM BLODGET.", 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