Tall-tale Postcard: Mammoth Strawberries
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.
Image ID: 44509
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name: Mitchell, Edward H.
City: San Francisco
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 purchaser of this postcard added the words "Long Beach" to the blank field on the front, referring to Long Beach, CA.
Food industry and trade
Tall tales in art
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