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Powder Horn: Thomas Watherbee (FW-77), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of a Scene of Pilgrims Going to Church and a sketch of a Frontiersman

Object Number: 
1907.36.71
Date: 
1891; 1894
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and green metallic pigment with selective glazing and a collaged print on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 15 in. ( 31.8 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider / Canajoharie N.Y./ July 30, 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "RA Grider / Canajoharie N.Y. / July 30, 1891"; inscribed at center under print in black ink: " 'PILGRIMS GOING TO CHURCH' after the great painting / in the Pilgrims Memorial at Plymouth Mass."; inscribed at lower right under sketch: "A FRONTIERSMAN"; below: "THOMAS WATHERBEE ...", 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