Powder Horn: Victor G. Putman (FW-132), with Carving Unfurled and a Landscape Vignette of Fort Niagara, Lake Ontario, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.115
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 13 in. ( 26.7 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: RA Grider/ Oct. 1st 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right in brown ink: "RA Grider Oct. 1st 1887."; inscribed at lower left: "The PUTMAN...", with a brief history of the horn at lower center; at lower right below vignette: "Distant view of Fort NIAGARA..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group