Powder Horn: David Gilman (FW-46), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of the Gilman Homestead on Lake Chocorua and a Portrait of George Washington after Trumbull

Object Number: 
1907.36.45
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, gold and copper metallic pigment, and black crayon, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. ( 32.4 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus / A. Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y./ July 6th 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown wash: "Rufus A. Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y. / July 6th. 1891"; along lower edge: "DAVID GILMAN the first owner of this fine POWDER HORN, / lived at TAMWORTH Carroll Co. N.H.....", followed by a history of the horn; verso has extensive historical annotation in graphite with attached newspaper article
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group