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Powder Horn

Date:
1759
Geography:
Ticonderoga, New York
Culture:
Colonial American, Ticonderoga, New York
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood
Dimensions:
L. 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); Diam. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 10.1 oz. (286.3 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:
37.131.11
Not on view
This powder horn is decorated with a dragon, among other animals and birds.
Inscription: inscribed: Ensign JOHN LITCH / TIONDEROGA Novembr ye 7th 1759 / A DRAGON
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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