Powder Horn: Timothy Patterson (FW-126), with a Landscape Vignette of Watch Island, Lake George, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.109
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 14 1/8 in. ( 27.9 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: from Nature by Rufus A. Grider 1888
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right inside vignette in brown ink : "from Nature / by Rufus A Grider 1888."; inscribed at lower right: "The TIMOTHY PATTERSON...", with a brief history of the horn; inscribed at lower left below vignette: " View of Watch Island..."; verso has long inscription on French War in brown ink
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group