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Powder Horn

Date:
18th century
Culture:
American
Medium:
Horn (cow), lead
Dimensions:
L. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 9.3 oz. (263.7 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
The Collection of J. H. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, Gift of Mrs. Gilbert, 1937
Accession Number:
37.131.1
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with maps of the Atlantic coast and the Hudson, Mohawk, and St. Lawrence rivers. It is decorated with the royal coat of arms of Great Britain, a peacock and a compass.
Inscription: inscribed: [various place names]
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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