Powder Horn: John McGraw (R-64); with a Vignette view of the Mohawk River at Fort Stanwix (Fort Schuyler), Rome, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.243
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/16 x 13 5/8 in. ( 28.1 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Jan.20th, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Jan. 20th. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The J. McGRAW.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right of center beside vignette: "The J. McGRAW. / The MOHAWK RIVER & portion of the / grounds of Ft. STANWIX..."; at lower left: "JOHN McGRAW was a Private..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group