Powder Horn: Samuel Green (R-72), with a Vignette View of Lake George and the Former Site of Fort William Henry, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.251
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 14 in. ( 28.6 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Aug.14, 1889.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Aug. 14 1889."; inscribed at center below vignette in black ink: "View of LAKE GEORGE -- Fort Wm. Henry stood on the left..."; at lower right: "The SAMUEL GREEN", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group