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Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1840

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1840

Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé, 1787-1851, photographer

Item Information

Title: Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Date: 1840

Physical Details: 1 photographic print on board : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm., on oval board 14 x 10 cm.

Description: Photograph of Samuel Finley Breese Morse. While the inscription on verso reads: "This daguerreotype of Father was taken in Paris in 1840 by Daguerre himself", this is not a daguerreotype and it is not possible to identify with certainty that the photographer was Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre.

Creator: Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé, 1787-1851, photographer

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1840 / Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, photographer. Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk, 1892-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2880