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Powder Horn

Date:
dated 1760
Geography:
Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Culture:
American, Fort Ticonderoga, New York
Medium:
Horn (cow)
Dimensions:
L. 14 in. (35.6 cm); Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 8.4 oz. (238.1 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
Gift of William B. Osgood Field, 1949
Accession Number:
49.72.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 372
This powder horn is engraved with views of Fort Ticonderoga, New York, and the name of the owner, Amos Powers.
Inscription: Inscribed: AMOS POWERS, HIS HORN / AGt ye 25 (probably August 25th) AD 1760 DONE AT THE CAMPS / AT TICONDEROGA
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