- Museum number
- Object: Prof. Samuel F.B. Morse
Portrait; three-quarters length standing facing front, looking away to left, wearing a heavy dark coat, paler waistcoat and cravat tied in a bow, and watch-chain, holding a length of tape in his right hand, with the magnetic telegraph machine on a covered plinth beside him to right; illustration to the 'Eclectic Magazine'; scratched open-letter state.
Mixed method mezzotint
- Production date
Height: 250 millimetres (trimmed?)
Width: 160 millimetres (trimmed?)
- Curator's comments
- The 'Eclectic Magazine of foreign literature, science and art' was published in New York by Leavitt, Trow & Co. in the 1840s.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Eclectic Magazine
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Friends of the British Museum, the Art Fund, Mrs Charles Wrightsman, the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, and numerous individual donors.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number