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Asa Clapp (1762-1848) a prominent and wealthy businessman in Portland, had been a mariner and soldier. He was prominent in shipbuilding, banking, and other businesses.
He also served in the Maine Legislature.
The engraving by Thomas Doney of New York is based on a portrait painted by Thomas Badger (1792-1868). The engraving is from The Merchant's Magazine, Vol. XIX, October 1848.
About This Item
- Title: Asa Clapp, Portland, ca. 1840
- Creator: Thomas Doney
- Creation Date: 1848
- Subject Date: 1848
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Engraving
- Local Code: QJ MK P837 c3
- Object Type: Image
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