Nobody Believes the Last Telegraph
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 6.7 x 13.2 cm (2 5/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on ruled paper
Not On View
Man walking, reading the telegraph.
Inscribed below in graphite: Nobody believes the / last telegraph
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875