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1942

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Study of Samuel F. B. Morse for "Scientific Group"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington and subject: Samuel Morse. It is dated 1858 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on lined white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

30.8 x 20 cm (12 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: for Prof. Morse-; lower right corner (by another hand): 3

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Samuel F. B. Morse for "Scientific Group"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite on lined white laid paper; 30.8 x 20 cm (12 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-247

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