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Title James Pringle
Artist Bounetheau, Henry
Date 1855
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches
Inscription NA
Credit line Gift of Alice R. Huger Smith
Accession Number 1936.012.0001
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (1813-1884)
Description The son of James Reid Pringle, James served as treasurer of St. Michael's Church. The steeple has been a landmark of the Charleston skyline since its original construction in 1751. A set of bells, including one that weighed almost 2,000 pounds, was made in London in 1764. Brisith troops stole the bells as spoils of was as they retreated after the American Revolution and James Pringle was very active in their return.
Subjects Pringle
Image 001\1936.12.01.JPG