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Powder Horn: William Young (R-18) with Vignettes of a Scene of Chief Brant Pursuing Colonel Alden, Cherry Valley, New York, and a View of Wells Farm, Where Alden was Killed

Object Number: 
1907.36.202
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 5/8 in. ( 28.6 x 37.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper center: Rufus A. Grider made this from both / nature and desceiption. 1892, upper right: RA Grider sketched / in 1888
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right: "The WILLIAM YOUNG horn...", with a brief history of the horn; inscribed and signed at upper right below vignette: "No 1. Site of WELLS farm...Rufus A. Grider / 1892.", with extensive historical notes; at left of center below vignette: "Chief BRANT persuing[sic] Col. ALDEN at CHERRY VALLEY..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group