Powder Horn: William Swart (R-59) with Vignette Scene of the Men of an American Colonial Family Preparing to Join the Revolutionary Forces, 1776, with William Cullen Bryant's Poem "Seventy-Six"

Object Number: 
1907.36.240
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, collage, graphite, and gold and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 15 in. ( 30.2 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: RA Grider Ap. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in black ink: "R A Grider Ap. 1890."; inscribed at lower right: "The William Swart…", 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