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Catalog Number RG2053.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2053 Humorous Pictures
Title Humorous Pictures
Description This collection contains photographs and postcards that represent a satirical view of Nebraska agriculture and wildlife. Most of the collection consists of postcards that depict Nebraska produce in exaggerated proportions.

This collection consists of twenty-seven photographic prints and postcards. Most of the collection consists of tall tale postcards that show exaggerated produce and wildlife in Nebraska, including postcards titled, "The Largest Ear of Corn in Nebraska," showing an ear of corn that is ten times bigger than the farmers who raised it; "A Load of Good Nebraska Apples," showing oversized apples being hauled in a cart; "I'm on My Way-I'll'' be Seein' Yeh," with a man riding a giant grasshopper; and "Great Sport shooting rabbits in Nebraska," showing men hunting giant rabbits in a snowy field.
Date 1908 circa
Subjects Vangrave and Thomas (Alliance, Neb.)
Wit and humor
Agriculture--Nebraska
Caricature
Grasshoppers--Nebraska
Jackrabbits--Nebraska