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Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing

Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing
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Title: Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing
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."

Image ID: 44592
Martin, William H.
City, State: Ottawa, Kansas
Exaggerated postcards, 1900-
Genre: Postcard
Subjects: Trees
Boats and boating
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Fish as food
Tall tales in art

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