Powder Horn: The Zuriel Watson, and The Waterman (FW-189, 190), with Portrait Vignettes of General Montgomery and General Arnold

Object Number: 
1907.36.164
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/16 x 14 1/16 in. ( 28.4 x 35.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Aug 5, 1890. Signed bottom right: R.A. Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Aug. 5. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The ZURIEL WATSON.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center between vignettes: "In honor of / GENL. MONTGOMERY… and to / Genl. ARNOLD..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group