Powder Horn: The Loomis (H-20), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignette Views of Fort Wayne in 1795, and Fort Harrison in 1812, Indiana

Object Number: 
1907.36.369
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Brown and gray ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. ( 30.2 x 36.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y./ 3 March 1894
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed twice at center in gray ink: "Rufus A. Grider. Canajoharie N.Y. / 3d March 1894."; inscribed at middle left: "The LOOMIS.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "Fort HARRISON on the Wabash River Ina. in 1812."; at upper center below vignette: "FORT WAYNE in 1795 a Frontier Post in Indiana..."; 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