Manuscript/Mixed Material Notebooks---2 August-12 September 1831 and diary fragments
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- Notebooks---2 August-12 September 1831 and diary fragments
- Contributor Names
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
- Created / Published
- 2 August-12 September 1831 and diary fragments
- Subject Headings
- - Diaries
- - In 1829, Morse left the United States to spend nearly three years studying art in Europe. He visited London and Switzerland, but spent much of his time in Paris and Italy. During these years, Morse kept a series of diaries in which he recorded observations of his travels and descriptions of Roman Catholicism. There are also a considerable number of sketches, such as this one. Morse sketched a wide variety of subjects: copies of the Old Masters, landscapes, historic buildings, and people he saw during his travels.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Series: Diaries and Notebooks
- MSS33670: box 60, folder 001
- Microfilm reel: 33
- Source Collection
- Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944
- Manuscript Division
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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. Notebooks---2 August-12 Septemberand diary fragments. 2 August-12 September and diary fragments, 1831. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000090/.
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Morse, S. F. B. (1831) Notebooks---2 August-12 Septemberand diary fragments. 2 August-12 September and diary fragments. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000090/.
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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese. Notebooks---2 August-12 Septemberand diary fragments. 2 August-12 September and diary fragments, 1831. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mmorse000090/>.