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Powder Horn: William Foraith (FW-48), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of the Garrison & Refuge House, The Old Curtis House, and the Residence of General John Stark

Object Number: 
1907.36.47
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, gouache, gold and green metallic pigment, and black crayon, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 15/16 x 14 7/8 in. ( 27.8 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left below vignette in black wash: "Garrison & Refuge House at / Exeter N.H...."; at center below vignette: "The Old CURTIS HOUSE..."; at middle right: "The Wm. FORAITH. / POWDER HORN.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "The residence of of Gen'l John Stark..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group