Episode #14: Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre (Season 1, Episode 14)

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Episode #14: Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre (Season 1, Episode 14)

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How many know that the inventor of the telegraph and co-creator of Morse code--Samuel F. B. Morse-- was a successful artist, too? And crazily enough, one of his paintings in particular, foreshadowed his interest in communication tools, providing the impetus for revolutionizing communication--and, indeed, the world as we know it. Listen in for details on Morse's masterpiece, Gallery of the Louvre.                // Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show—we can’t thank you enough! Check our website for images from today’s show, as well as information about our other episodes. And come find us on Twitter and Instagram!        Looking for a transcription of this episode? Check it out here. Not to be used for distribution or any other purpose without permission.  Want more art-historical goodness? Check out the links below: The National Gallery of Art's exhibition page: with video, exhibition brochure, and more great info The History Blog's Profile on Morse the Artist Samuel Morse's Other Masterpiece: Smithsonian Magazine Samuel Morse's Early Works Six Things You May Not Know about Samuel Morse: History.com Samuel Morse website for more details: Samuelmorse.net                                                               Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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How many know that the inventor of the telegraph and co-creator of Morse code--Samuel F. B. Morse-- was a successful artist, too? And crazily enough, one of his paintings in particular, foreshadowed his interest in communication tools, providing the impetus for revolutionizing communication--and, indeed, the world as we know it. Listen in for details on Morse's masterpiece, Gallery of the Louvre.                // Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show—we can’t thank you enough! Check our website for images from today’s show, as well as information about our other episodes. And come find us on Twitter and Instagram!        Looking for a transcription of this episode? Check it out here. Not to be used for distribution or any other purpose without permission.  Want more art-historical goodness? Check out the links below: The National Gallery of Art's exhibition page: with video, exhibition brochure, and more great info The History Blog's Profile on Morse the Artist Samuel Morse's Other Masterpiece: Smithsonian Magazine Samuel Morse's Early Works Six Things You May Not Know about Samuel Morse: History.com Samuel Morse website for more details: Samuelmorse.net                                                               Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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