Joseph Griffiths

Date: 1794

Medium: Watercolor on ivory

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 1 15/16 in. (6.2 x 4.9 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Antoinette D. T. Throckmorton, by exchange, 1985

Accession Number: 1985.141.8

Description

This may be the Joseph Griffiths who was a mariner and merchant in New York, and later the chairman of the Republican Party in New York State in 1796. He was married twice, first to Sarah Leonard, on July 19, 1775, and then to Agness Van Wagenen, on April 11, 1781, in New York City.

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