Powder Horn: David Williams, a Captor of Major Andre (R-30), with Three Vignettes Scenes of West Point, New York, and Vignettes of David Williams' Cane and Award Medal

Object Number: 
1907.36.211
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, collage, gouache, graphite, and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 15/16 in. ( 27.9 x 35.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider / Augt 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper left beside horn in brown ink: "RA Grider / Augt. 1888."; inscribed at center: "POWDER HORN, MEDAL & CANE OF / DAVID WILLIAMS one of the Captors of Majr. ANDRE..."; with extensive historical notes; at lower right below collaged vignette: "The place where Majr. Andre was captured."; at middle right below vignette: "The spot where Majr.Andre was hung..."; at upper left below vignette: "WEST POINT as it appd. in the Revolution..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group