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Freakish, Century-Old "Tall Tale Postcards" Were the 'Shops of Their Day

Tall tale postcards were all the rage a century ago, thanks to photographers William H. "Dad" Martin and Alfred Stanley Johnson Jr. These trick photography (or retouched) postcards brought us strange images of gigantic rabbits, fishes and vegetables. Tall tale postcards were popular up until World War I, and then… » 2/07/13 4:30pm 2/07/13 4:30pm