Powder Horn: Edward Darby (FW-39), with Carving Unfurled; verso: Sketch of a Powder Horn

Object Number: 
1907.36.38
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, and copper metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper; graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 14 1/8 in. ( 25.7 x 35.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider 1891."; inscribed and signed at upper right: "The EDWARD DARBY.", followed by a brief history of the horn and: "RA Grider"; at lower right in brown and black ink: "This HORN is owned by / Edwd. Darby of Worcester Mass. / a descendant of the first owner. / was drawn for me by / Miss MABEL E. DICKINSON of / Worcester Mass. in 1891."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group