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Two Powder Horns: The S. T. and The H. I. (FW-59, 60), with Vignettes Showing Both Sides of the David Reed Tavern Sign, Concord, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.58
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 3/16 in. ( 27.9 x 33.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider Aug, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown wash: "RA Grider Augt. 1891"; inscribed at center in black wash: "The SIGN of the DAVID REED / TAVERN 4 miles E. of Concord Mass. / posessed[sic] by the Concord Hist.Society / at concord, Mass. 1890."; at upper left vertically: "TWO POWDER HORNS used / by the Mass. Pilgrims...", with a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group