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Tall-tale Postcard: Mammoth Strawberries

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DESCRIPTION

Photomontage of two giant strawberries on a flatbed railroad car. Fields and mountains fill the background. Red text in the upper portion of the image reads, "2189 - A Carload of Mammoth Strawberries From ______." The S.P. marking on the side of the car shows that it is on the Southern Pacific Railroad line.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 44509

Creation Date: 1910 

Creator Name: Mitchell, Edward H.

City: San Francisco

County: 

State: California

Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, 1900-

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: PH 3565.2

Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The purchaser of this postcard added the words "Long Beach" to the blank field on the front, referring to Long Beach, CA.

SUBJECTS

Agriculture

Arts

Berries

Farm produce

Food industry and trade

Railroad cars

Railroad tracks

Railroad trains

Tall tales in art

Transportation

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