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Engraver: William Hovey, American, 1749–1834

Powder Horn

1775

Horn, pine, iron, and leather

Length: 17 3/4 in. (45.09 cm) Width of plug: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
Bequest of Janet Smith Johnson in memory of her husband Frederick Morgan Johnson, B.A. 1891
1955.33.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Belonged to Obadiah Johnson.

Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 78–79, no. 30, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.