|Artist||Tooley, James, Jr.|
|Dimensions||2 3/8 x 2 inches|
|Signature||Tooley pinxt Jany 1844 Phila|
|Credit line||Gift of Alice R. Huger Smith|
The miniature may have been painted in connection with Pringle's courtship of Sarah Ashmead, whom he married later in 1844. Pringle is a handsome, even suave young man, according to Tooley's portrait.
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984