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Tall-tale Postcard: Giant Potatoes | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Giant Potatoes

Tall-tale Postcard: Giant Potatoes | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photomontage of a man riding three giant potatoes, which are resting on a flatbed horse-drawn cart. A group of three onlookers stare up at the man. Black text at the top reads, "Potatoes grow big here," and black imprinted text at the bottom bears the inscription, "at Lanigan, Sask."
DESCRIPTION
Photomontage of a man riding three giant potatoes, which are resting on a flatbed horse-drawn cart. A group of three onlookers stare up at the man. Black text at the top reads, "Potatoes grow big here," and black imprinted text at the bottom bears the inscription, "at Lanigan, Sask."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44526
Creation Date:before 1949
Creator Name:Canadian Postcard Co.
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Collection Name:Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3565.1
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
It is possible that this image was created by William Martin, as the Canadian Post Card Co. was a known distributor of his work.
SUBJECTS
Horses
Tall tales in art
Clothing and dress
Hats
Farm produce
Men
Horse-drawn vehicles
Wagons
Potatoes

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