Carl A. Garris Jr. with lobsters, Portland, 1926

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Carl A. Garris Jr. with lobsters, Portland, 1926

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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.

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  • Title: Carl A. Garris Jr. with lobsters, Portland, 1926
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1926
  • Subject Date: 1926
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, 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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