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Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves



Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves
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Title: Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves
Description: 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, State: Kansas City, Missouri
Collection
Name:
Exaggerated postcards, 1900-
Genre: Postcard
Additional
Information:
The original user of this postcard crossed out "Okla farm" on the post card and handwrote the words "New York Roofgardens" above it.
Subjects: Farms
Horses
Horse-drawn vehicles
Agriculture
Corn
Harvesting
Vegetables
Men
Women
Dresses
Barns
Clothing and dress
Farm produce
Pumpkin
Tall tales in art
 

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