Powder Horn: Frederick Robbins (R-120), with a Vignette View of the Buckman Tavern, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.299
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 11/16 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.1 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider Aug.1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Aug.1890"; at lower right: "The FREDK ROBBINS.", followed by an extensive history of the horn and owners; below: "The LANDSCAPE shows the once / noted BUCKMAN TAVERN..."; verso has extensive historical annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group