Powder Horn: The Elijah Smith (FW-9), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette of Bloody Pond near Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.9
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and touches of gouache on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 7/8 in. ( 27.9 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed top center; RA Grider. Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider Dec 28, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Dec. 28. 1889."; signed at upper center inside landscape vignette: "RA Grider"; inscribed and signed at right of center below landscape vignette in black ink: "View of BLOODY POND near the head of / LAKE GEORGE N.Y. by RA Grider"; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The ELIJAH SMITH.", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military. View of Bloody Pond Lake George
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group