Walker Evans’ collection of 9,000 postcards

Yesterday the Met opened an exhibit of postcards collected by the great photographer Walker Evans. I can’t wait until the skies of New York City are filled with low-flying triplanes and bridges run through skyscrapers—this postcard depicts a future I can believe in!!

"Future New York, The City of Skyscrapers," 1910s. (Unknown artist) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Walker Evans Archive
"Future New York, The City of Skyscrapers," 1910s. (Unknown artist) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Walker Evans Archive