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Cabinet card of Duck Hunter in a boat with his dog

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Photographs2874 of 3662Family farmCabinet card of Vermont couple with HUGE dog c. 1880
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Posted 4 years ago

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scottvez
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This c. 1880 cabinet card is out of Stoughton, Wisconsin and features a duck hunter in prop boat.

He holds a double barrel shotgun, while his dog looks over the front of the boat. Near the back are two dead ducks.

Additionally, the photographer has embellished the scene with a couple of ducks that have been "drawn into" the negative (see photograph #3).

Reproduction of this image in any form is not authorized.

Scott

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  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 4 years ago
    Those look like ghost ducks! At least this guy doesn't have his finger on the trigger.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    He is a careful hunter.

    I agree the drawn ducks do almost look like ghost ducks-- I would think the hunter would have been happier with them left out!

    Thanks for looking,

    Scott
  3. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks vontrike.

    Scott
  4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks scandinavian and vetraio.

    Scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking chevy.


    Scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking Amphora and Purdy.

    Scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks tony.

    scott
  8. scottvez scottvez, 5 months ago
    Thanks cultcha.

    scott
  9. scottvez scottvez, 5 months ago
    Thanks much treasures and gargoyle!

    scott

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