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Tall-tale Postcard: Kickers without Frogs

Tall-tale Postcard: Kickers without Frogs
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Title: Tall-tale Postcard: Kickers without Frogs
Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Kickers." A boy wearing waders and holding a rifle stands with his arms outstretched and his face toward the sky. A dog is by his side; the two are standing by the shore of a pond.

Image ID: 44636
Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.
City, State: Waupun, Wisconsin
Exaggerated postcards, 1900-
Genre: Photograph
Artist's card no. 643. Refer to Image ID: 44637 for the final version of this composition, after the frogs have been added. Note that the positions of the boy and the dog vary slightly. Waupun catalog no. P151. Made from print loaned by the Waupun Heritage Museum.
Subjects: Trees
Children and animals
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Tall tales in art
Fields (Agriculture)

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