Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing
Photomontage of three fishermen in a rowboat, seen from behind, trying to reel in giant fish. A shadowy forest is visible on the opposite side of the river. One of the fish appears to be jumping at the oarsman in the center. Small white text superimposed just above the shoreline reads, "Great Sport fishing here."
Image ID: 44592
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name: Martin, William H.
Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 3565.4
Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches
Boats and boating
Clothing and dress
Fish as food
Tall tales in art
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