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Powder Horn

Date:
1763
Geography:
New York
Culture:
Colonial American
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood, pigment
Dimensions:
L. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 9 oz. (255.1 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
The Collection of J. H. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, Gift of Mrs. Gilbert, 1938
Accession Number:
38.57.2
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a map of forts and cities along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and the arms of Great Britain.
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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