Two Powder Horns: The M. L. and Edmond Bridges (FW-209, 210), with a Vignette Scene of the First Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and silver and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 10 11/16 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.1 x 35.9 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Aug. 1890 Bottom right: RA Grider
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..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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