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Three Powder Horns: The J. Marsh, The Henry Walton, and The S. Kirkley (R-60, 61, 62), with a Landscape Vignette of the Ruined Tower, Jamestown, Virginia

Object Number: 
1907.36.241
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed botton left: RA Grider July 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "R A Grider July 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "This horn was picked up on / the Battle Field of PORT HUDSON / ARKANSAS in 1863...", at upper left: "J. MARSH of STURBRIDGE MASS.", followed by a brief history of the upper horn; at center beside vignette: "The RUINED TOWER..."; at middle right: "No. 61 is owned at / RONDOUT, N.Y..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group