Tall-tale Postcard: Slicing Tomatoes
Photomontage of a boy using a saw to cut into a giant tomato. A man stands beside the boy, watching. A group of giant tomatoes cover the foreground. The words, "Sliceing [sic] Tomatoes," are inscribed in the image field on the side of the house in the background.
Image ID: 44651
Creation Date: 1913
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)32575
Original Dimensions: 5 x 4 inches
This image would have been cropped to remove the montage elements that bleed over the original's edge and turned into a postcard. Information on back of loaned print: "Wm. and Elmer Vanderkin, father and son. Son lives in same house in County Trunk I. House moved from Chester in 1952 to present location." Waupun catalog no. P62. Made from print loaned by the Waupun Heritage Museum.
Clothing and dress
Food industry and trade
Tall tales in art
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