Neither could, by any possibility, be the long, loose-jointed, irresponsible form of our war correspondent
Date: 1907
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 11 3/8 × 15 1/2 in. (28.9 × 39.4 cm) frame: 15 1/2 × 19 1/2 in. (39.4 × 49.5 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Telefunken," by Edwin Balmer, in The Saturday Evening Post, December 21, 1907.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Phillip J. Kimball and Mrs. C. Lalor Burdick, 1964
Object Number: 1964-21
About: In this story, a group of private citizens in a yacht try to prevent the outbreak of a war by kidnapping the chief radioman of the opposition who knows all the enemy's secret codes. The correspondent referred to in the caption had stayed on shore, giving up his place for the radioman. Here, the group brings the captive to the yacht carrying the determined civilians. The Telefunken of the title was a German wireless telegraphy company.
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