Powder Horn: Benjamin Standley (R-11), Two Sides Depicted, with Two Vignette Scenes of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.195
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. ( 31.1 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom: Sketched by- RA Grider Julyt 29, 1891
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Sketched by -- R. A. Grider. July 29. 1891"; also inscribed and signed inside vignette image; inscribed at lower right: "The / BENJN. STANDLY.", followed by a brief history of the horn; below vignette at upper right: "Capture of TICONDEROGA..."; below vignette at upper left: "Ruins of FORT TICONDEROGA...."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group