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Powder Horn

Date:
1762
Geography:
St. Augustine, Florida; St. Augustine, Florida
Culture:
Colonial American, St. Augustine, Florida
Medium:
Horn (cow), brass, pigment
Dimensions:
L. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm); Diam. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 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:
37.131.26
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a view of the town of St. Augustine, Florida. It is also decorated with the royal arms of Great Britain.
Inscription: inscribed: AN EXACT PROSPECT OF / ST.AUGUSTINE FROM THE LIGHT / HOUSE THE METROPOLIS OF THE / PROVINCE OF EAST FLORIDA. ENGRAVD for / MASTER CUMING
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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