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Powder Horn: Captain John Graham (R-70), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.249
Date: 
1888?
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green metallic pigment on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. ( 31.1 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: not signed
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The Captn./ JOHN GRAHAM.", followed by a brief history of the horn and its owners; inscribed on verso in graphite: Capt. Graham (probably [?] of Van Cortlandt's N.Y. Regt.) / served in the Onondaga expedition, 1779, under Van Schaik. / He is there only mentioned as Capt. Graham, & I am not sure / that Cortlandt's regiment was represented. -- Sullivan's [?] / [?], p. 17 & c. The same year, however, or in 1780, properly, / Maj. John Graham appears in Van Schaick's Regiment (1st N.Y.) after / N.Y. regiments were consolidated, -[?] 196. [?] / W. M. Bra[?] / Baldwinsville
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group