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signed and captioned by artist, across bottom in black ink: Summer 1965, 8 day backpack climbing in wilderness / area of Northern Cascades, Glacier Park, Washington State, Gary / Snyder back from a near-decade in Kyoto studying & / practicing Zazen. My first mountain walk. Allen Ginsberg; on verso, by unknown hand, bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-346; bottom right: Very Good. / OK / Neg #30A / Bk6 #2 Env1 / 1965 / GDC-651

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Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2011.