Tall-tale Postcard: Cat Fish Caught in Beaver Pond
Photomontage of a giant catfish being hauled on a flatbed horse-drawn cart. A group of men stand around and on the cart looking at the fish. A church is visible in the background. The words "Cat Fish Caught in Beaver Pond - Beaver Dam, Wis." is inscribed at the bottom of the image field.
Image ID: 44647
Creation Date: 1909-10-30
Creator Name: Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.
County: Fond du Lac
Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Original Format Type: negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number: (X3)32570
Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches
Photographer's card no. 1322. This image would have been scaled down for use as a postcard. Waupun catalog no. P95. Made from print loaned by the Waupun Heritage Museum.
Fish as food
Food industry and trade
Tall tales in art
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