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Horn, Powder

Description

Powder horn likely used during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The horn is engraved with the name of Jonas Green (1712-1767), a printer born in Boston, Massachusetts. He settled in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1738 where he became the official printer for the state and published the Maryland Gazette beginning in 1745. He also served as the postmaster of Annapolis, and held several minor political appointments.

Creator

unknown

Date

1759

Materials

Horn

Resource ID

12510

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.