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Powder Horn

Date:
1775
Geography:
Concord, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts
Culture:
Colonial American, Concord, Massachussets
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood
Dimensions:
L. 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm); Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 6 oz. (170.1 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:
37.131.2
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a map of Boston, a gun and a running animal among others.
Inscription: inscribed: Benjamin Corey, 1775 / Shrewsbury; inscribed: Powder and Ball / Will Even All; inscribed: MINUTE MAN BE READY; inscribed: SAMUEL BARRETT GUN WKS CONCORD 1775
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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