Mail art by Elizabeth Was (Lyx Ish, Elizabeth Pearl Nasaw) to John Held, November 3, 1987, features an envelope collage with stamps and stickers. Recto of envelope includes a U.S. postage stamp, handwritten inscription of John Held's mailing address, typescript return address sticker, artistamps, and rubber stamp images and text. Stamped images and text include an image of John Held, blue graphic images, and text: Southwest USA decentralized worldwide mail art congress; support our infinite eternal network. Xexoxial endarchy sticker wraps from verso to recto. Stamped text and images verso (left to right): Wakest International Reconstruction Movement; a black and white dollar bill with animal images and text: festival of the swamps; art [slashed equals sign] money.
Elizabeth Was mail art to John Held, 1987 November 3. John Held papers relating to Mail Art, 1973-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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