Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781

By: Guthman, William H.

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The catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Connecticut Historical Society and held at the Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 9 - October 24, 1993, the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut, November 16, 1993 - March 17, 1994, and the Concord Museum, Concord, Massachusetts, April 19 - November 15, 1994. The powder horns in this book were used by soldiers to carry their gunpowder during King George's War (1744-1748), the French and Indian War (1755-1763), and the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781). The 232 pages of this book include 220 black and white illustrtions, 17 color plates, plus an index. There is a detailed study of the engravers, the forts involved, fortification terms, horn terminology, and a catalog of 116 engraved powder horns.

Title: Drums A'beating, Trumpets Sounding: Artistically Carved Powder Horns in the Provincial Manner, 1746-1781

Author Name: Guthman, William H.

Categories: Weapons,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Hartford, CT, The Connecticut Historical Society: 1993

ISBN Number: 188126405X

ISBN Number 13: 9781881264057

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 11114

Keywords: Powder Horns