Powder Horn: The Eskimo, with Bullet Pouch and Cap Box (I-17), with a Vignette Portrait of an Alaskan Indian

Object Number: 
1907.36.401
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper laid on heavy watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Rufus A. Grider/ Dec 31 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink wash: "Rufus A. Grider / Dec. 31. 1890."; inscribed at middle right: "The ESKIMO....", followed by an extensive history of the horn; at upper right below vignette: "GUNAR ARCKU, a TYPE / of ALASKA Indians."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group