Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)

Object Number: 
1945.37
Date: 
ca. 1790-1795
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription (in gold): on back of frame: "LJC"
Gallery Label: 
Costigan (or Costigin) served as a first lieutenant in the First New Jersey Regiment of the Continental Army and later became a member of the New Jersey branch of the Society of Cincinnati. He is shown wearing the society's order in this portrait.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry H. Lloyd, in memory of Adele T. Dunsenbury Lloyd
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group