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AMOS DOOLITLE (USA, Connecticut, Cheshire 1754-1832 / act: New Haven)

Amos Doolitle Amos Doolitle (Cheshire, 8 May 1754 - New Haven, 2 February 1832) was an American engraver and silversmith, known as "The Revere of Connecticut." A self-taught artist from Cheshire, CT, Doolittle became an expert in copper engraving and specialized in scenes of the American Revolutionary war. He was sought out by many early Americans eager to learn the art of engraving, including James Wilson and Ralph Earl. Doolittle was also member of the Governor's Second Company of Guards under Capt. Benedict Arnold. He settled in New Haven, Connecticut and is buried in the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven.

[Megakles Rogakos 08/2008]

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