1 photographic prints on board : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm., on oval board 14 x 10 cm.
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.
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 1840 / Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, photographer. Macbeth Gallery records, 1838-1968, bulk, 1892-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Current copyright status is undetermined
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560