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Powder Horn: Amos Peaslee (FW-95), with Carving Unfurled, and a Vignette of the Blue Bell Tavern, Port Washington, New York

Object Number: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 12 7/8 x 14 15/16 in. ( 32.7 x 37.9 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: R.A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1891 July 29
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1891 July 29."; inscribed at upper right: "The AMOS PEASLEE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "BLUE BELL TAVERN...", followed by a brief history; various annotations in graphite
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group