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Call #:
1942.2.1
Title:
Map of Providence Powder Horn
Collection type:
Armament
Author/Creator :
  • Avery, Stephen - Engraver
  • Date:
    1777
    Period:
    1777
    Object type:
    5: T&E For Science & Technology; Armament -- Accessory; Horn, powder
    Materials:
    horn
    wood
    metal, brass
    Description:
    Powder horn on white horn carved with name of maker (Stephen Avery), year (1777), maps of Providence, trees, and two deer. The wide end is scalloped with wooden carved stopper and metal pull. Narrow end is carved to dark horn with two ridges.
    Dimensions:
    Height:16 in
    --or--
    Height:40.7 cm
    Circumference:10.5 in
    Subjects:
    Avery, Stephen

    United States of America (USA)
    Providence
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf
    Bibliographic References:
    (Owned and made by Stephen Avery.)
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