Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn
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Photomontage of flatbed train car holding a giant corn cob. Additional train cars and tracks visible in the background. Red text in the upper left corner reads, "10 - 'A Carload of Corn.'" The MK&T painted on the side of the car stands for "Missouri Kansas & Texas Railroad."
Image ID: 44495
Creation Date: 1909 ca.
Creator Name: Mitchell, Edward H.
City: Kansas City
Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number: PH 3565.2
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches
The postmark on the front of the card, including the large American flag with long stripes and 13 stars, does not appear on the original image.
Food industry and trade
Tall tales in art
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