Two Powder Horns: The Osborne and The Persimmon (FW-61, 62), with a Vignette View of Louisbourg, Canada
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 1/16 in. ( 27.6 x 35.7 cm )
inscriptions: Signed lower center: RA Grider Aug 6, 1890
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown wash: "RA Grider Aug. 6. 1891"; inscribed at center below vignette in blue watercolor: "VIEW OF LOUISBOURG -- NEWFOUNDLAND A.D. 1757."; at lower left in black ink and graphite: "D. 328 The OSBORNE..., The PERSIMMON. E. No. 329...", followed by brief histories of the horns
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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