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Three Powder Horns: James McAfee, Daniel Boone, and Israel Boone (R-24, 25, 26), with Vignettes of a Portrait of Daniel Boone and a Scene of His Fort in Kentucky

Object Number: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 14 1/8 x 15 in. ( 35.9 x 38.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider of/ Canahoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black and brown ink: "THREE HORNS / from the / 'DARK & BLOODY GROUND' / KENTUCKY...Rufus A Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y. 1892.", with a brief history of the horn; also inscribed and signed inside vignette image; inscribed at center left below vignette scene: "a view of BOONE'S FORT..."; at center right below portrait: "DANIEL BOONE. / died 1822."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group