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Two Powder Horns: Michael B.Goldthwait and Robert Thompson, Jr. (FW-37, 38), with a Vignette of Two Native Americans in Battle

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Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, gouache, and blue and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 10 15/16 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.8 x 35.9 cm )
inscriptions: Signed upper right, center left and lower left: RA Grider July 1891.
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider. July. 1891."; inscribed and signed at upper center in black ink: "No. 37 The GOLDTHWAIT.", followed by a lengthy history of the horn and: "Rufus a. Grider / 1891"; inscribed and signed at middle left: "No. 38. The / ROBERT THOMPSON Jr.", followed by a brief history of the horn and: "Portland, Me / 1891. RA Grider 1891"; inscribed and signed at lower right: "MASSACREA[sic] on Mahoning / Creek...RA Grider."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group