Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; image 12 x 20 cm. on board 14 x 22 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Morse's parlor.
Identification on verso (handwritten): Parlor of S.F.B. Morse's house, 5 West 22 NY 1868.
Portrait over mantel is of Morse, but not by him. Maybe by Joseph Fagnani (1819-1873) who painted Morse with long beard, a portrait of the size indicated by this. RGM.
Over 65 when he had a beard.
Charles Lind, son of Susan Morse Lind, painted portraits grandson of S.F.B.
Forms part of: Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk, 1892-1953
Citation: Parlor in the home of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, ca. 1860 / unidentified photographer. Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk, 1892-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 2881
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese