HENRY CLAY LITHOGRAPH PORTRAIT, ABOUT 1840
Although Clay never won the presidency, he gained lasting national popularity among members of the Whig party. Many homes and businesses displayed printed portraits of political figures. This one purportedly hung in the Burnham Tavern in Mathias, Maine.
New York, New York, John L. MaGee
Watercolor on paper
16” x 12”
Gift of Hannah Weston Chapter, NSDAR, 5401