Who first said, "A picture is worth a thousand words"?

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The phrase ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ is widely attributed to Frederick R. Barnard. However, Barnard didn't introduce the phrase; his only contribution was the incorrect suggestion that the country of origin was Japan or China. The earliest example ever found using this phrase was that of Arthur Brisbane in March 1911.
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Napoleon Bonaparte. I say it all the time!
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A picture is worth a thousand words. Meaning. A picture tells a story as well as a large amount of descriptive text. Origin. This phrase emerged in the USA in the early part of the
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It's attributed to Frederick Barnard.a graphic artist.
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"A picture is worth a thousand words" was said by Napoleon
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The saying that 'a picture is worth a thousand words' means that a picture tells a story just as well as a large amount of descriptive text. This phrase emerged in the USA in the early part of the 20th century. Its introduction is widely attributed to Frederick R. Barnard, who published a piece commending the effectiveness of graphics in advertising with the title One look is worth a thousand words, in Printer's Ink, December 1921.
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