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John Cowman (ca. 1774-1832)

Object Number: 
1950.29
Date: 
ca. 1805-1810
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 in. ( 6.4 x 4.9 cm )
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jarvis P. Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group