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 George W. Piggott

George W. Piggott

Birth
Venezuela
Death 22 Nov 1896 (aged 43)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Grave #10896, Division 2, Block 29, Locust Grove, Sec 15
Memorial ID 113862611 · View Source
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Artist. He was seven years old when the American Consul sent him to New York to live with an aunt after his father, an American citizen, was killed during an uprising of slaves in the tropics. He studied art under Walter Shirlaw in New York and Jules Joseph Lefebvre in Paris. He holds several patents to original carpet designs dating from 1874 to 1883. He was assignor to Hartford Carpet Company as well as Alexander Crow and Alexander Crow, jr. He was a member of the Society of American Artists, The Salmagundi Club, as well as the Westchester Walking Club.

Gravesite Details Unfortunately there is no headstone.

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  • Created by: Leslie Ann
  • Added: 15 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113862611
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Piggott (24 Dec 1852–22 Nov 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113862611, citing Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Leslie Ann (contributor 47298082) .