Powder Horn: The Veeder (FW-145), with Landscape Vignette of a Log Cabin; verso: fragmentary design for a crest

Object Number: 
1907.36.128
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper; graphite and black crayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 11 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 28.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed bottom center: R A Grider/ Dec.31, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "R A Grider Dec. 31. 1887."; signed at lower left inside vignette: "sketched Dec. 31 1887 / by R A Grider"; inscribed at lower left: "The VEEDER...", 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