Powder Horn: Joseph Prentice (R-149), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette of the Sanford Tavern Sign, Hartford, Connecticut

Object Number: 
1907.36.326
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N. Y./ Aug 6, 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. / Aug. 6. 1890."; inscribed at lower left: "The JOSEPH PRENTICE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center beside vignette: "SWING TAVERN SIGN of the / SANFORD TAVERN at HARTFORD..."; verso has 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