Dr. Aaron Pitney (1763-1815)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Initials: on back of frame:"AP"
The founder of the Pitney family in America was James Pitney, who had been a button manufacturer in London before immigrating to New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1722. Aaron Pitney of Princeton, New Jersey, was one of his descendants.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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