Book/Printed Material Passport
About this Item
- Contributor Names
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872.
- - Before he invented the telegraph, Morse traveled to Europe twice to study art. This was the passport he used for his trip in 1829. In it, he identified himself as an "Historical Painter and President of the National Academy of Design." However, Morse would soon become better known as an inventor. It was on his voyage home from that trip in 1832 on the Sully that he first envisioned the electromagnetic telegraph.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Series: Miscellany
- MSS33670: box 72, folder 002
- Microfilm reel: 35
- Source Collection
- Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944
- Manuscript Division
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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