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Powder Horn: William Schoonmaker (R-3), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of the Earthworks and Lighthouse, Lake Champlain, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.188
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. ( 29.8 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: From the horn at Albany N.Y./ Nov. 18887. Signed center bottom:R A Grider, Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed at middle left: "From the Horn at Albany N.Y. / Nov. 1887."; at lower right: "The SCHOONMAKER...RA Grider", with 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