Samuel Finley Breese Morse (sculpture)

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Samuel Finley Breese Morse
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The sculpture in 2008
Samuel Finley Breese Morse is located in Manhattan
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Samuel Finley Breese Morse
Location in New York City
Year1871 (1871)
SubjectSamuel Morse
LocationNew York City, New York, United States
Coordinates40°46′21″N 73°58′02″W / 40.7725°N 73.967306°W / 40.7725; -73.967306Coordinates: 40°46′21″N 73°58′02″W / 40.7725°N 73.967306°W / 40.7725; -73.967306

Samuel Finley Breese Morse is an outdoor bronze sculpture depicting American painter and inventor Samuel Morse by Byron M. Pickett, located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York. The portrait statue measures 13' x 5'6" x 5' and sits on a Quincy granite pedestal. It was dedicated on June 10, 1871.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Central Park: Samuel Finley Breese Morse". New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
  2. ^ Memorial of Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Including Appropriate Ceremonies of Respect at the National Capitol, and Elsewhere. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 8. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
  3. ^ Morse, Samuel Finley Breese (1914). Samuel F.B. Morse: his letters and journals. Houghton Mifflin Company. pp. 482–488. Retrieved June 25, 2014.

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