Powder horn

Object Number: 
1930.46
Date: 
ca. 1760
Medium: 
Carved animal horn with wood spout and cap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 31.1 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover; horn incised with map from New York to Lisle Au Galot, with a view of New York harbor, beside 2 holes bored in a lip beside the cover; opposite end carved with one rib at the center.
Gallery Label: 
This powder horn depicts the map route from New York to Lisle Au Galot, near Montreal. It highlights some of the forts of the French and Indian War (1754-1763).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group