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Tall-tale Postcard: Catfish

Tall-tale Postcard: Catfish | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper left corner reads "Beaver Dam, Wis." The scene takes place on a commercial street, which includes a candy shop.
DESCRIPTION
Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper left corner reads "Beaver Dam, Wis." The scene takes place on a commercial street, which includes a candy shop.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44415
Creation Date:February 1910
Creator Name:Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.
City:Waupun
County:Fond du Lac
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 3565.5
Original Dimensions:5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Photographer's card no. 110.
SUBJECTS
Tall tales in art
Candy
Fish as food
Seafood
Commercial strips
Fish trade
Sleds
Fishes
Horses
Coats
Hats
Commercial buildings
Men
Streets

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