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Samuel Finley Breese Morse

Description: Daguerrotype of Morse, landscape and portrait painter, in Paris. 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 MandOe Daguerre.


Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer


Medium: Daguerreotype


Dimensions: 12 cm x 8 cm


Date: 1840


Collection: Macbeth Gallery Records, c. 1890-1964


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Repository: Archives of American Art


Accession number: aaa_macbgall_4798

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Taken on April 27, 2006