Powder Horn: William Lindsey (R-144), with Vignette Views of the Munroe Tavern and Sign, Lexington, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.321
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 5/8 in. ( 27.6 x 37.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider Aug.1890. Top center: RA Grider 1890 July 29.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Aug. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The WILLIAM LINDSEY.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "The MUNROE TAVERN at LEXINGTON...", followed by an extensive history of the site; at middle left below vignette: "MUNROE TAVERN / SIGN at / Lexington Mass."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group