Powder Horn: Peter Van Loo (FW-211), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette Scene of the Upper Fort of Schoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.184
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold, copper, silver, and blue metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 15 1/8 in. ( 30.5 x 38.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center bottom: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1896
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left beside horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1896."; at right of center: "The PETER VAN LOO Pr. horn.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower center below vignette: "The UPPER FORT of SCHOHARIE..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group