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postcard of government agents with confiscated liquor
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • postcard of government agents with confiscated liquor, 1916
  • Where object was made: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7632

The black and white image is of an automobile with bottles set on all the surfaces of a vehicle--the hood, trunk, running board, fenders, and windshield. A man stands behind the car, one is at the hood, and two kneel in front with additional bottles.