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Powder Horn: William Spornberry (FW-16), with a Vignette with a Photograph of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.16
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown ink and wash, gouache, and green and gold metallic pigments with selective glazing on beige paper with a photograph and newspaper article laid on at upper left and upper ri
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 13 15/16 in. ( 29.2 x 35.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center:R.A. Grider Aug 1889.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in black ink: "RA Grider Aug. 1889."; inscribed at left of center below photograph: "Ticonderoga"; inscribed at lower right: "The WM. SPORNBERRY.", followed by a brief history of the horn; newspaper article laid on at upper right from Watertown Times about the history of the horn
Description: 
of Ticonderoga. Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group