Julia Clapp Carroll, ca. 1855

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Julia Clapp Carroll, ca. 1855

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Julia Elizabeth Dearborn (Clapp) Carroll was the subject of a mid-nineteenth century painting, which was later photographed as an ambrotype. A member of a leading 19th century Portland family, she was the daughter of real-estate developer Charles Quincy Clapp and his wife Julia Wingate, and grand-daughter of famed businessman Asa Clapp. Julia Clapp married tobacco merchant John Bryce Carroll in 1843. The couple were the namesake for Portland's Carroll Mansion.

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About This Item

  • Title: Julia Clapp Carroll, ca. 1855
  • Creation Date: circa 1855
  • Subject Date: circa 1855
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: 2008.377.055
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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