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Parlor in the home of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, ca. 1860

Parlor in the home of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, ca. 1860

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Title: Parlor in the home of Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Date: ca. 1860

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; image 12 x 20 cm. on board 14 x 22 cm.

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.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk, 1892-1953

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

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