Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1768-1780

GUSN

GUSN-50579

Description

Green powder horn with geometric border at tip, rounded wood plug with remnants of yellow paint. Engraved images include naval battle and fortified city (Quebec), a whale, swags, and horse-like animals, and whaling scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Horn, Powder
Horn, Powder

Inscription

Engraved on throat: ""Iesse Harding/ Jefse Harding 1768""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 1/4 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert H. Cousins

Accession Number

1986.4

Places

Maine (United States)