Two Powder Horns: The Solomon Plant, and The Elles Benson (FW-96, 97), with a Vignette View of the Ruins of Windmill Point, Canada

Object Number: 
1907.36.82
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. ( 28.9 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider of/ Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. 1892."; inscribed at lower right: "No. 96. / The / SOLOMON PLANT."; below: "No. 97. The ELLES BENSON", followed by brief histories of the horns; at center below vignette: "RUINS of WINDMILL POINT, Prescott, U. Canada...", followed by a brief history
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group