Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1900-1934

GUSN

GUSN-36457

Description

Crudely engraved green powder horn with wide tip, flat wood plug with turned stopper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Container, ArmamentFlask, AmmunitionHorn, PowderHorn, Powder

Inscription

Engraved on body: ""JUNE 17, 1775/ W. WILAND/ LEXINGTON/ HIS HORN/ CHARLESTOWN""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armaments; Armament Accessories

Dimensions

10 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Wickliffe Draper

Accession Number

1934.138