Powder Horn: George Odiorne (R-37), with Carving Unfurled Showing Caricatures Resisting the Boston Port Bill

Object Number: 
1907.36.218
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Black and brown ink and wash, gouache, watercolor, graphite, and bronze metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 15 in. ( 33 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A.Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y. 1891.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in gray gouache: "Rufus A Grider / of Canajoharie N.Y. Sept.1891"; inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "The GEORGE ODIORNE," followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right: "The CARICATURES / show the effect of the / BOSTON PORT BILL / IN AMERICA."; followed by a brief history of the incident
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group