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Portrait of Samuel F. B. Morse in 1866. Medals shown are the Nichan Iftikhar (Ottoman); Order of the Tower and Sword (Portugal); Order of the Dannebrog (Denmark); Gold Medal of Art and Science (Württemberg); Gold Medal of Science (Austria); Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus (Italy), and Isabella the Catholic (Spain). In addition to being a co-inventor of the Morse code, Samuel Morse was an accomplished painter.


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