Mail Art Confidential Part 2: Extreme Sports

by Carola Von Hoffmannstahl-Solomonoff

Seven contenders from 200 Postcards/Got Mail Art? Lightweight, heavyweight, and in my lady’s chamber. Spelunking with Mae West, swimming with sharks, maiden-form skiing and flying pink. BYO bra, Bro…

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1) Hot dogging skier w. peaks. Park West Resort, Snyderville, Utah. (Thanks to pals in SoCal for the unaltered card.)

 

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2) D.C. Stadium, Bird’s Eye View. “…the Washington Senators play home games here.”

 

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3) Touch Football Heaven. President Kennedy’s summer home, Hyannisport, Massachusetts

 

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4) Boozing! Swimming! Power Walking! Top athlete Ted Kennedy, Dyke Bridge, Chappaquiddick Island, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

 

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5) Swimmers in Great Salt Lake, Utah. (Another SoCal pal card.)

 

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6) Flying Pink. December, 17, 1903: The Day Man First Flew, The Outer Banks of North Carolina

 

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7) Scratch Match: Spelunking with Mae West. Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. Caves and stalactites boys, caves and stalactites…

The series so far:

Mail Art Confidential Part One

Five More for the Road

200 Postcards/Got Mail Art?

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