Early 1900s Postcards Show Off Primitive ‘Photoshopping’ Skills
Wisconsin Historical Images 'Melon Party (Without Melons).' Four girls hold an object that resembles a giant slice of watermelon for a photographic mock-up for a photomontage postcard entitled 'Melon Party.' Waupun, Wisconsin. Alfred Stanley Johnson Jr. 1911.
Alfred Stanley Johnson, active in Waupun, Wisconsin from 1909-1935, is known for his highly-realistic, action-packed, black and white scenes which contrasted wild images with understated captions for a humorous effect.