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Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing

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DESCRIPTION

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."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 44592

Creation Date: 1910 

Creator Name: Martin, William H.

City: Ottawa

County: 

State: Kansas

Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, after 1900

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3565.4

Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches

SUBJECTS

Animals

Arts

Boats and boating

Botany

Clothing and dress

Fish as food

Fishes

Fishing

Food industry and trade

Hats

Outdoor photography

Persons

Recreation

Rivers

Shorelines

Tall tales in art

Transportation

Trees

Water

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