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Aug
22
Wed
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
23
Thu
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
24
Fri
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
25
Sat
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
26
Sun
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
27
Mon
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
29
Wed
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
30
Thu
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Aug
31
Fri
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
1
Sat
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
2
Sun
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
3
Mon
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
5
Wed
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
6
Thu
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM

Sep
7
Fri
Greetings from Washington @ The George Washington University Museum The Textile Museum
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am

From souvenirs, to marketing devices, to the past equivalent of an “I arrived safely” text, postcards tell stories about people and places. Greetings from Washingtonexamines postcards of D.C.—from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century to the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

Since the late nineteenth century, postcards have helped transform the American landscape into an attractive commodity by allowing its image to be reproduced, purchased, and easily viewed by all classes of people. Postcards set expectations about how places should look and trained people how to look at them.

Vintage postcards offer a view of the past that is different from that captured in traditional photographs and through photojournalism. The postcards of Washington in this exhibition demonstrate how postcard aesthetics and uses, as well as commercial portrayals of Washington, have changed over time.

Through September 9, 2018

Museum and Shop Hours

Monday: 11 AM–5 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday–Thursday: 11 AM–7 PM
Friday: 11 AM–5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday: 1–5 PM