Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society


Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves


Photomontage of a farm scene with giant produce. A man and a woman stand on top of a giant ear of corn, resting on a horse-drawn cart. Around them are more giant corn cobs, cabbages, and pumpkins. Beside them stands a large wooden barn. In the upper center the words, "'Bringing in the Sheaves' a common scene on an Okla farm," are written.


Image ID: 44599

Creation Date: 1908 

Creator Name: Martin, William H.

City: Kansas City


State: Missouri

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


The original user of this postcard crossed out "Okla farm" on the post card and handwrote the words "New York Roofgardens" above it.




Clothing and dress



Farm produce



Horse-drawn vehicles




Tall tales in art



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