Powder Horn: William Starling (FW-212), with Carving Unfurled to Show a Plan of Fort Niagara, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold, copper, silver, and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (32.4 x 39.4 cm)
inscriptions: Signed bottom: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1897
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1897."; inscribed below in brown ink: "This HORN celebrates the great victory..."; at upper right: "The Wm. STARLING.", followed by a brief history of the horn; verso annotation notes that this horn was donated to the N-YHS, 1947.91
Military / Historical
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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