Tall-tale Postcard: One of the Squash | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society


Tall-tale Postcard: One of the Squash


Three smiling children wearing white sitting atop a gigantic, dark squash. Text in top left corner reads, "Beaver Dam, Wis." Fence lines back of squash. Title "One of the Squash," clipped at the bottom of card. Trees and houses in background.


Image ID: 44413

Creation Date: 1910 ca.

Creator Name: Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.

City: Waupun

County: Fond du Lac

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, after 1900

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: PH 3565.5

Original Dimensions: 5 x 3.5 inches


Photographer's card no. 119.





Clothing and dress


Farm produce


Food industry and trade

Land use

Outdoor recreation




Tall tales in art


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