Powder Horn: Silas Pratt (R-50) with a Vignette Scene of the Massacre at Cherry Valley, New York, 1778

Object Number: 
1907.36.231
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. ( 29.5 x 36.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: center bottom: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1892
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in black ink: "Rufus A Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1892"; inscribed at lower right: The SILAS PRATT…," followed by a brief history of the horn; inscribed at right of vignette scene: "The Killing of Mr ROBERT WELLS & his daughter…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group