Five Powder Horns: Alaskan Indian (I-2), with Vignettes of Two Mountain Ranges in Alaska, and a Portrait of an Indian Woman

Object Number: 
1907.36.386
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, black ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 7/8 x 15 1/8 in. ( 35.2 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Drawn/by rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y./ Dec.30 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at right of center below horn in white gouache: "Drawn / by Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. Dec. 30 1890."; inscribed at lower left below vignette in brown ink: "A RANGE OF HIGH SNOW COVd ARKELL Mts. ALASKA."; at lower center below vignette: "ISA wife of WARSAINE, STICK TRIBE, / ESKIMO..."; below: "FIVE ESKIMO POWDER HORNS in / NATIONAL MUSEUM at Washington..."; at lower right below vignette: "PARMINTER MOUNTAINS NEAR ALSECK RIVR ALASKA"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group