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American Silversmiths

Samuel Riggs
(1740-1814)
Amelia Dorsey
(1749-1807)
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George W. Riggs
(1777-1864)

 

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George W. Riggs

  • Born: 8 Aug 1777, Queen Caroline Parish MD
  • Died: 27 Aug 1864, Woodville Baltimore MD

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from circa 1800 to 1810 as a silversmith in Georgetown MD 30
  • He worked from 1810 to 1816 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD from shop at 74 Baltimore Street. 30

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  • Porringer, c 1810
    Baltimore Museum Art 30
    h: 2 7/16"
    d: 3" (base)
    wt: 5 oz, 17 dwt
  • He was a partner from 1816 to 1818 with Henry Griffith (probably) in Baltimore MD as RIGGS & GRIFFITH with a shop at 74 Baltimore Street. 30
  • He worked from 1819 to 1848 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD from shop at Pratt and Hanover Streets, 1824-1831; at 38 Hanover Street, 1835; on German Street west of Hanover, 1840; and at 5 South Howard Street, 1845-1848. 30



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