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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872

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Works: 754 works in 1,431 publications in 3 languages and 24,359 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Biography  Sources  Diaries  Exhibition catalogs  Controversial literature  Patents 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Photographer, Composer, Other
Classifications: TK5243.M7, B
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Imminent dangers to the free institutions of the United States through foreign immigration by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

34 editions published between 1835 and 1969 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of the 1835 ed
Samuel F.B. Morse by Paul J Staiti( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the definitive study of one of America's major artists and inventors, Samuel F.B. Morse (1791-1872). It covers his prodigious achievements in painting and technology, his passionate cultural ambitions, and his key role in the historic development of American art. The book imaginatively combines intellectual biography with interpretation of more than one hundred pictures. Three chapters consider Morse's most extraordinary artistic achievements: The House of Representatives, The Gallery of the Louvre, and The National Academy of Design. In a final chapter on the electromagnetic telegraph, an invention that imprinted his name on our language, there is a special discussion of the conceptual relationship between artistic and mechanical inventions
Foreign conspiracy against the liberties of the United States by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

43 editions published between 1835 and 2010 in English and German and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the affinity of painting with the other fine arts by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first publication of a series of lectures delivered by the 19th-century American painter to the New York Athenaeum in 1826, soon after he became president of the National Academy of Design. The four lectures marked an important step in the development of the artistic profession in the United States. Because Morse's audience was more familiar with literature and science than with painting, his strategy in these lectures was to explain the principles of painting, rather than the technicalities, by comparing them with the principles of other arts
The present attempt to dissolve the American union : a British aristocratic plot by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

15 editions published between 1862 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine arts : a reply to Article X, No. LVIII, in the North American Review, entitled "Academies of Arts," &c. by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

10 editions published between 1828 and 1980 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel F.B. Morse and Alfred Vail against Francis O.J. Smith : affidavit of Amos Kendall on part of plaintiff, E. Fitch Smith of counsel by Amos Kendall( )

6 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An argument on the ethical position of slavery in the social system, and its relation to the politics of the day by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( )

10 editions published between 1863 and 1977 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel F.B. Morse : his letters and journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

22 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American inventor Samuel Morse (1791–1872) spent decades fighting to be recognised for his key role in devising the electromagnetic telegraph. While he will always be remembered in the history of telecommunications, and for co-developing the code which bears his name, Morse started out as a painter and also involved himself in matters of politics over the course of his career. Published in 1914, this two-volume collection of personal papers was edited by his son, who provides helpful commentary throughout, illuminating the struggles and successes of a remarkable life. Volume 1 includes observations made in Europe while Morse studied painting. During the Napoleonic wars, he writes letters home describing the rising level of crime and social unrest in London, mentioning that he sleeps with a pistol. He is in London when Spencer Perceval is assassinated and later writes of meeting Turner, 'the best landscape painter living'
Argument of Francis O.J. Smith before Hon. Peleg Sprague by Francis O. J Smith( )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academies of arts. A discourse, delivered on Thursday, May 3, 1827, in the chapel of Columbia College, before the National Academy of Design, on its first anniversary by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

10 editions published between 1827 and 1979 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of Col. Trumbull's address in opposition to the projected union of the American Academy of Fine Arts, and the National Academy of Design by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

12 editions published between 1833 and 1979 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The electro-magnetic telegraph. A defence against the injurious deductions drawn from the deposition of Prof. Joseph Henry by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( Book )

15 editions published between 1853 and 1971 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letter of a Republican, Edward N. Crosby, Esq., of Poughkeepsie, to Prof. S.F.B. Morse, Feb. 25, 1863 ; and, Prof. Morse's reply, March 2d, 1863 by Edward N Crosby( )

6 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts from the Proceedings of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, in relation to the electromagnetic telegraph by Smithsonian Institution( )

9 editions published between 1858 and 1861 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our country versus party spirit : being a rejoinder to the reply of Prof. Morse by Edward N Crosby( )

7 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of the telegraphic apparatus and the processes in telegraphy by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( )

14 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keepsake américain. : Morceaux choisis et inédits de littérature contemporaine( )

2 editions published in 1831 in French and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electro-magnetic telegraph by Samuel Finley Breese Morse( )

5 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Samuel F.B. Morse
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The American Leonardo : a life of Samuel F.B. MorseSamuel F.B. Morse : his letters and journalsThe Telegraph : A History of Morse's Invention and Its Predecessors in the United StatesSamuel F.B. Morse, artist-inventorSamuel Morse and the telegraphSamuel F.B. Morse : inventor and code creatorSamuel Morse, and the story of the telegraph
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