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Powder Horn

Date:
1761
Geography:
Fort Stanwix, Rome, New York; New York
Culture:
Colonial American, Fort Stanwix, Rome, New York
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood
Dimensions:
L. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 16.7 oz. (473.4 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
The Collection of J. H. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, Gift of Mrs. Gilbert, 1939
Accession Number:
39.114
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with pictorial maps of portions of New York and Canada, St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and the royal arms of Great Britain.
Inscription: inscribed: Jacob Cuyler Fort Stanwix Septr 10, 1761
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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