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Tall-tale Postcard: Winter Scene at Little Rib

Tall-tale Postcard: Winter Scene at Little Rib | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its head. A horse-drawn sled rests on the shore in the background. Black text in the upper left corner reads, "A Souvenir from Rib Lake, Wis." and in the bottom center reads, "A Winter Scene at Little Rib."
DESCRIPTION
Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its head. A horse-drawn sled rests on the shore in the background. Black text in the upper left corner reads, "A Souvenir from Rib Lake, Wis." and in the bottom center reads, "A Winter Scene at Little Rib."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44532
Creation Date:January 25 1911
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Rib Lake
County:Taylor
State:Wisconsin
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
SUBJECTS
Tall tales in art
Coats
Hats
Fish as food
Implements, utensils, etc.
Men
Fishing
Horse-drawn vehicles
Lakes
Snow
Ice

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