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Interior of the house of Samuel Finley Breese Morse | by Smithsonian Institution
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Interior of the house of Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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 Joeseph 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/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

 

Medium: Black and white photographic print

 

Dimensions: 12 cm x 20 cm

 

Date: 1860

 

Collection: Macbeth Gallery Records, c. 1890-1964

 

Repository: Archives of American Art

 

Accession number: aaa_macbgall_4800

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Taken on May 5, 2008