[Sign in Window, Alabama] by Walker Evans (1973)

The photograph titled “[Sign in Window, Alabama]” was captured by the artist Walker Evans in the year 1973. This image features a weathered window frame with a deteriorated white-painted wooden sign behind the glass. The sign has a large, central orange section that displays what appears to be the upside-down letters “ALM,” suggesting part of a word that is obscured or incomplete. Surrounding the window, there is evidence of overgrown foliage, indicating a state of abandonment or neglect. The image captures a moment of decay and the vestiges of a past commercial or public display, providing a snapshot of a place that has seen better days.

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