Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)

Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)
Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)
Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)
Title
Lewis Johnston Costigan (ca. 1743-1822)
Date 
ca. 1790-1795
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Harry H. Lloyd, in memory of Adele T. Dunsenbury Lloyd
Object Number 
1945.37
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group