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Powder Horn

Date:
18th century
Geography:
New York
Culture:
American
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood, leather
Dimensions:
L. 12 in. (30.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 5.1 oz. (144.6 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:
38.93
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a map of the Hudson River Valley and the royal arms of Great Britain.
Inscription: inscribed: COL. JOSEPH FRYE / HIS HORNE MADE / AT ANDIATIROCTE / ANO DNO 1756 / DEFENDING YOURSELVES & YE PROTESTANT CAUSE
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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