[15 Postcards of Advertising Collected by Walker Evans]
approx. 9 x 14 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/2 in. ) each
Walker Evans Archive, 1994
Not on view
Inscription: Inscriptions and addresses, recto and verso OA; postage stamps and postmarks, recto & verso
Walker Evans collected, classified, and grouped together these postcards.
After Evans's death, Lesley Baier, a graduate student at Yale, reorganized his collection of postcards. She created both sub categories and new categories. Included with this lot is an index card inscribed in Baier's hand: "Advertising," which came to the Museum grouped with the cards.
All of these cards are very fragile and most of them are not postcards.