Powder Horn: Alfred S. Roe (FW-123), with Carving Unfurled, a Landscape Vignette of Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario, New York, and Seven Prints of Maps of Colonial New York Forts

Object Number: 
1907.36.106
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, collage and blue and copper metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. ( 28.3 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider May 14th 1888.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider May 14th 1888. / The ALFRED S. ROE horn...RA Grider", with a brief history of the horn ; inscribed at lower right below vignette: "FORT OSWEGO at LAKE ONTARIO N.Y."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group