John Cowman (ca. 1774-1832)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. ( 6.4 x 4.9 cm )
The subject of this miniature was probably the John Cowman listed in the New York Directory from 1816-18 as a shipmaster. He was the father of Augustus Thomas Cowman and the grandfather of Mrs. George Carter, who was the aunt of the donor's husband.
Gift of Mrs. Jarvis P. Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.