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Augustus Thomas Cowman (1814-1854)

Object Number: 
1950.30
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Cowman's contracting firm, A. T. Cowman & Co., was located at 2 William Street, although he resided in Hyde Park, New York. Cummings was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design (1826), and author of the first history of that institution (1865).
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group