Morse's Experimental Telegraph

ID: 91-3689

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Date unknown, c. 1920s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 1

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Summary

Samuel Morse's Experimental Telegraph from 1837. With this instrument Morse first demonstrated the receiving of electro-magnetic telegraphic messages.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder: 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Date unknown, c. 1920s?

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Electromagnets
  • Electric apparatus and appliances
  • Exhibitions
  • Telegraph
  • Electromagnetic telegraph
  • Electro-magnetic telegraph

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

91-3689

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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