About George Washington Riggs
George Washington Riggs was an American silversmith.
He worked from circa 1800 to 1810 as a silversmith in Georgetown MD
Master to Greenbury Griffith 17 Mar 1802-20 May 1807 in Georgetown MD.
He worked from 1810 to 1816 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD from shop at 74 Baltimore Street. 29
A porringer he made is at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Master to Benjamin McKenny Riggs abt 1812 in Baltimore MD.
He was a partner from 1816 to 1818 with Henry Griffith (probably) in Baltimore MD as RIGGS & GRIFFITH with a shop at 74 Baltimore Street.
He worked from 1819 to 1848 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD from shop at Pratt and Hanover Streets, 1824-1831; at 38 Hanover Street, 1835; on German Street west of Hanover, 1840; and at 5 South Howard Street, 1845-1848.
The image used as George's profile picture is one of his marks.