James Jay Mapes (1806-1866)

James Jay Mapes was an educator and agricultural chemist. He was professor of chemistry in the National Academy of Design between 1835 and 1838. In 1847 he bought a worn-out farm in New Jersey which, through his experimental farming, he transformed into productive property. In 1849 Mapes founded a journal entitled "The Working Farmer" and published his results.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18130
Photographer:
C. D. Fredricks
Height:
1206px
Width:
726px
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