A Fellow Irish Officer: Captain-Lieutenant Lullum Batwell 

Light infantry officer Lullum Batwell commissioned this portrait of himself when he returned home to Ireland in 1780. Batwell served as the captain-lieutenant of the 46th Regiment’s light infantry company in 1777. As a member of the 2nd Battalion of Light Infantry, he fought alongside St. George at the battles of Brandywine, Paoli, and Germantown.

Lullum Batwell
Painted by Strickland Lowry 
ca. 1780
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of Lane Fine Art, Ltd, London