Powder Horn: John Hosmer (FW-168), with Two Vignettes of the Battle Monuments at Concord Bridge, Massachussetts

Object Number: 
1907.36.147
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. ( 28.6 x 36.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie, N.Y. July 29th, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. July 29th 1890."; also inscribed and signed inside image of both vignettes; inscribed at lower right: "The JOHN HOSMER.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at center below vignettes: "The BATTLE MONUMENTS at CONCORD BRIDGE, Mass...."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group