Samuel F. B. Morse (1791-1872)
Black ink and graphite on paper
Overall: 7 x 6 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 16.5 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Signed at lower right inside image on box in black ink "JRC[monogram]"; at lower border in graphite: "Hon Loring D. Chapin Prof Saml F B Morse / 'That lad,' pointing at me,--"; at lower right in black ink: "Chas. Loring Chapin"; below in graphite: "See printed article"; verso incribed at upper left in graphite "Prof S B Morse / Hon Loring D Chapin / Charles Loring Chapin"; at center: "by John R. Chapin?"
Gift of Mrs. Adelaide Haight Chapin
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