Powder Horn: Ephraim Duel 1764 (FW-34), with Vignettes of a Scene of a Meeting between Native Americans and Colonists, an Oval Portrait of Colonel Henry Bouguet, and the Ruins of Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania

Object Number: 
1907.36.34
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 15 3/8 in. ( 30.2 x 39.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider 1894
Inscriptions: 
Signed at middle right in brown ink: "RA Grider"; signed also at lower right below vignette and at lower center: "RA Grider 1894"; inscribed at center under portrait: "Col. HENRY BOUGET after a painting / by BENJAMIN WEST."; at upper right in brown ink: "The EPHRAIM DUEL.", followed by a lengthy history of the horn, Fort Pitt, and Col. Henry Bouget's Council with Native Americans in the Ohio Valley
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group