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Tall-tale Postcard: Will It Go In (with Vegetables) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Tall-tale Postcard: Will It Go In (with Vegetables)

Tall-tale Postcard: Will It Go In (with Vegetables) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by the side of the door, watching intently. A number of giant onions, potatoes, and turnips create the foreground of the image. The words, "Will It Go In," are inscribed right above the heads of the two women.
DESCRIPTION
Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by the side of the door, watching intently. A number of giant onions, potatoes, and turnips create the foreground of the image. The words, "Will It Go In," are inscribed right above the heads of the two women.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44641
Creation Date: 1911
Creator Name:Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.
City:Waupun
County:Fond du Lac
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:(X3)32506
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image would have been scaled down and turned into a postcard. Refer to Image ID: 44639 for a photo mock-up version of this composition, which does not include any of the giant vegetables. Waupun catalog no. P69. Made from print loaned by the Waupun Heritage Museum.
SUBJECTS
Vegetables
Tall tales in art
Clothing and dress
Farm produce
Children and adults
Agricultural laborers
Potatoes

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