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date: 21 October 2020

Morse, Samuel F. B. (1791–1872). Painter and photographer 

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ann Lee Morgan

Also an inventor. Although best known today for the telegraph and the Morse code, he devoted nearly thirty years to art before turning almost exclusively to science and technology. He excelled at portraiture but also painted imaginative compositions and landscapes. His best-known works, ... ...

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