Tall-tale Postcard: Father Works | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Tall-tale Postcard: Father Works

Tall-tale Postcard: Father Works | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photomontage of a boy driving a cart drawn by a giant chicken. The back of the cart is filled with giant eggs, and a fence lines the road in the background. A little girl stands in front of the boy. The words, "Father Works," are imprinted at the bottom of the image field.
DESCRIPTION
Photomontage of a boy driving a cart drawn by a giant chicken. The back of the cart is filled with giant eggs, and a fence lines the road in the background. A little girl stands in front of the boy. The words, "Father Works," are imprinted at the bottom of the image field.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44657
Creation Date:circa 1910
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)32496
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image would have been scaled down and made into a postcard. Waupun catalog no. P103. Made from print loaned by the Waupun Heritage Museum.
SUBJECTS
Poultry
Chickens
Tall tales in art
Children and animals
Carriages and carts
Horse-drawn vehicles
Agriculture
Eggs

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