Two Powder Horns: Daniel Ward, Two Sides Depicted, and the Osborne (FW-184, 185), with a Vignette of a New England Tavern Sign with Beehive

Object Number: 
1907.36.161
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 27 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle upper left in brown ink: "The Danl. Ward.", followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed at lower right: "The OSBORNE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center beside vignette: "A New England / TAVERN SIGN / of Olden Times."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group