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Powder Horn

Artist:
Peter Robinson
Date:
1767
Geography:
St. Augustine, Florida; Havana, La Habana
Culture:
Colonial American, St. Augustine, Florida
Medium:
Horn (cow), iron alloy, copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 13 in. (33 cm); Diam. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); Wt. 13.2 oz. (374.2 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
The Collection of J. H. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, Gift of Mrs. Gilbert, 1940
Accession Number:
40.105
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a view of Havana.
Inscription: inscribed: ENGRAVED BY PEr ROBERTSON / CORP.LL in CAPT. PEYTONS COMP: Y / IN THE 9TH REGT. / ST AUGUSTINE / MARCH 11TH / 1767; inscribed: THE CITY OF HAVANA ILLUMINATED AT THE EMBARKATION / OF THE BRITISH TROOPS JULY THE 7TH 1763; INSCRIBED: [various names of places]
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