Powder Horn: The Wessels (FW-125), with Carving Unfurled, a Landscape Vignette of Old Fort Canajoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.108
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. ( 30.2 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom left:....a sketch by Rufus A. Grider Dec. 6, 1883.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink below powder horn: "The WESSELL's...", with a brief history of the horn; inscribed at lower left below vignette: " 'OLD FORT' CANAJOHARIE N.Y...."; with annotations in graphite
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group