Format Maps
Dates 1770
Location Hudson River
Mohawk River
New Jersey
New York
New York City
United States
Language English
Subjects Early Works to 1800
Hudson River
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Maps, Manuscript
Maps, Pictorial
Mohawk River
Mohawk River (N.Y.)
New Jersey
New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Pictorial Works
Powder Flasks
United States
Title
[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].
Created / Published
[1757-1760]
Subject Headings
-  New York (State)--Maps, Pictorial--Early works to 1800
-  New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps, Pictorial--Early works to 1800
-  Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Mohawk River (N.Y.)--Maps, Pictorial--Early works to 1800
-  Mohawk River (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  New York (N.Y.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
-  Powder flasks--Early works to 1800
-  United States--New York (State)
-  United States--New York (State)--Hudson River
-  United States--New Jersey--Hudson River
-  United States--New York (State)--Mohawk River
-  United States--New York (State)--New York
Notes
-  Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn.
-  Present title devised by cataloguer.
-  Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked.
-  Has pewter pouring spout attached at narrow end and hinged pewter cap attached at wide end.
-  Housed on wooden base covered by clear plastic box casement screwed-on to base at bottom.
-  Photograph of this horn is in "Journal of the military service institutions of the United States", N.Y., v. 33, 1903, p.250; see also "The world encompassed", item 258, for additional information.
-  Includes pictorial depiction of the rivers, names of riverside forts and towns (including New York, Albany, Niagara, and Lake Champlain), pictorial representation of houses, view of "New York" at wide end, and British coat-of-arms with motto "Dieu et Mon Droit".
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map on powder horn : ms., bovine horn, pewter ; 32 cm. long, 9 cm. diam.
Call Number
G3801.A9 1770 .P6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3801a ct001938 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3801a.ct001938
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2006625857
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006625857


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