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Powder Horn: The Yorktown (R-77), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of Yorktown, Virginia, and Portrait Vignettes of General DeGrasse, Count Rochambeau, King Louis XVI of France, and George Washington, in Silhouette, copy after Samuel Folwell

Object Number: 
1907.36.256
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper laid on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 14 9/16 in. ( 27.9 x 37 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. / Sketched at Washington D.C. Dec.30, 1890.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus AGrider of Canajoharie N.Y. / Sketd at Washington Dec. 30 1890"; at lower right below vignette: "LOUIS / XVI KING / of FRANCE..."; below: "The YORKTOWN...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at middle right below vignette: "Silhouette / from life by Folwell / Commander in Chief / WASHINGTON"; at center between vignettes: "YORKTOWN in Virginia..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group