Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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    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

    Persistent URL: www.aaa.si.edu/collections/images/detail/samuel-finley-br...
    Repository: Archives of American Art

    Accession number: aaa_macbgall_4798

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