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6 Things You May Not Know About Samuel Morse
Samuel F. B. Morse - Invention, Telegraph & Facts - Biography
Samuel F. Morse, American artist and inventor, designed and developed the first successful electromagnetic magnetism caused by electricity telegraph system. His brothers helped him out many times in his adult years. The Morses' commitment to education had Samuel in Phillips Academy by the age of seven. Though not a star student, his drawing skills were good. Both his teachers' and his parents' encouragement led to Samuel's success with miniature portraits on ivory.
Samuel F Morse
Samuel Finley Breese Morse April 27, —April 2, is famous as the inventor of the telegraph and Morse Code , but what he really wanted to do was paint. He was a well-established artist when his youthful interest in electronics resurfaced, leading to the communications invention that changed humanity until it was overshadowed by the telephone, radio, television, and, finally, the internet. Samuel F. His parents were committed to his schooling and the Calvinist faith. His early education at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, was undistinguished, except for his interest in art.
In November , a year-old American artist, Samuel F. Morse, set sail on a 3,mile, day voyage from New York, bound for Paris. Already esteemed as a portraitist, Morse, who had honed his artistic skills since his college years at Yale, had demonstrated an ability to take on large, challenging subjects in , when he completed a 7- by foot canvas depicting the House of Representatives in session, a subject never before attempted.