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Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves

Tall-tale Postcard: Bringing in the Sheaves | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44599
Creation Date:1908  
Creator Name:Martin, William H.
City:Kansas City
County:
State:Missouri
Collection Name:Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3565.4
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
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
Agriculture
Corn
Harvesting
Vegetables
Horses
Barns
Tall tales in art
Clothing and dress
Farm produce
Pumpkin
Farms
Men
Women
Horse-drawn vehicles
Dresses

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