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Compared to the average size lobster in his left hand, Carl A. Garris Jr. (1898-1982) displayed an unusually large lobster for Portland newspaper photographers. For a sense of proportion, Mr. Garris was listed as five feet, nine inches tall on his WWI draft registration card.
Carl Garris, Jr. was a Portland taxidermist, working at 224 Federal Street during the period.
About This Item
- Title: Carl A. Garris Jr. with lobsters, Portland, 1926
- Creator: Portland Press Herald
- Creation Date: 1926
- Subject Date: 1926
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.12815
- Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
- Object Type: Image
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