Powder Horn: Joseph Butler (FW-78), with a Vignette View of the Lighthouse and Ruins of the Crown Point Fort on Lake Champlain, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.72
Date: 
1886-1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on thin card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 13 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: TA Grider March 26th, 1887 by Rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center below powder horn in blue ink: "RA Grider March 26th 1886 / Canajoharie N.Y."; inscribed and signed at lower center under vignette: "Sketched July 9, 1887 by Rufus A Grider..."; inscribed at lower right: "The JOSEPH BUTLER...", followed by a brief history of the horn and region of New York
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group