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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Samuel Morse

1791 - 1872

 
 
Samuel Morse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
1. Samuel Morse Marker
Inscription.
American painter,
and inventor of
the Morse Code
lived here
1812-1815

 
Erected 1962 by London County Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.37′ N, 0° 8.501′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Cleveland Street just south of Greenwell Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Cleveland Street, City of Westminster, England W1T 6QC, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Gascoyne Cecil (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidney Bechet (within shouting distance of this marker); George Bernard Shaw (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Virginia Woolf (about 90 meters away); Benny Green (about 90 meters away); Roger Fry (about 120 meters away); A.W. Hofmann (about 150 meters away); Sir Charles Eastlake (about 150 meters away).
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Morse (Wikipedia). Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy. (Submitted on April 5, 2018.)
Samuel Morse Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 18, 2018
2. Samuel Morse Marker - Wide View
 
 
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<i>Samuel F. B. Morse, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front</i> image. Click for full size.
Matthew Brady('s Studio) (image courtesy of the Library of Congress), circa 1852
3. Samuel F. B. Morse, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front
The LOC gives the date for this image as being between 1844 and 1860. Note that the image has been cropped by about 30%.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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