Dr. Robert Pringle, Jr.

Artist: Benbridge, Henry
Date: ca. 1775

Pringle studied medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland and later practiced as a physician in Charleston. He was active in the importing business for a few years, and then planted cotton and rice in Colleton County, just outside Charleston. In 1792 he became a surgeon of the Colleton County Regiment during the American Revolution.

  • Artist's Dates: 1743 - 1812
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 1 1/4 X 1 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: (1755-1811)
  • Credit: Museum Purchase with funds provided by the Victor Morawetz Fund
  • Period: 18th century
  • Accession Number: 1936.007.0006
Open/Close Search