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Three Powder Horns: Canadian Indian, Oghnawera, both with Carving Unfurled, and Bill Hill (I-9), with Printed Vignette Portraits of Two Indian Men

Object Number: 
1907.36.393
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, collage, gray wash, graphite, gouache, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/16 x 14 3/4 in. ( 30.6 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. 1891."; inscribed at upper right: "The / CANADIAN INDIAN. / OGHNAWERA..."; below: "BILL HILL...", followed by brief histories of the horns
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group