DRAWINGS FROM 1832 SKETCH-BOOK, SHOWING FIRST CONCEPTION OF TELEGRAPH
Morse’s first telegraph instrument
Now in the National Museum,
Rough drawing by Morse sh...
LETTER OF MORSE TO HIS PARENTS, OCTOBER 18, 1815.
Mr. D. C. De Forest—­Mrs.
D. C. De Forest
From paintings by Morse now
in the gallery of the Yale School
Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872), American artist and inventor, designed and developed the first successful electromagnetic telegraph system.Samuel F. B. Morse was born in Charlestown, Mass., on...
Samuel Finley Breese Morse was a well-known portrait painter who turned to science in mid-career and pioneered the electric telegraph.Born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, on April 27, 1791, Morse was t...