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Two Powder Horns: The M. L. and Edmond Bridges (FW-209, 210), with a Vignette Scene of the First Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.183
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 11/16 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.1 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Aug. 1890 Bottom right: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider 1890"; inscribed at lower right: "The M. L. & / EDMOND BRIDGES / in the Sugden Library building.", followed by a brief history of the horns; at upper center beside vignette: "The first / MEETING HOUSE at / BOSTON..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group