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Elijah Bradbury powder horn, 1778

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Elijah Bradbury powder horn, 1778

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Jacob Gay is believed to have carved this powder horn, owned by Elijah Bradbury, who was a corporal in Capt. Stephen Jenkins' Co., Col. Thomas Poor's Massachusetts Regiment from May 25, 1778, to Feb. 9, 1779.

Gay was one of the most prolific New England powder horn carvers.

Other Information

  • Title: Elijah Bradbury powder horn, 1778
  • Creator: Gay, Jacob
  • Creation Date: 1778
  • Subject Date: 1778
  • Town: West Point
  • State: NY
  • Media: Carved horn
  • Dimensions (cm): 27 x 7
  • Local Code: 1926*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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(207) 774-1822

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