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signed and captioned by artist, across bottom in black ink: Jack Kerouac 1953 Seen thru window sill lined with books, from Fire Escape 206 E. 7 St. N.Y.C. Working Proof Allen Ginsberg / He was living or writing Subterraneans; on verso, artist's stamp, across bottom in black ink: (c) ALLEN GINSBERG TRUST / Trustee, Bob Rosenthal / [underline] / This photograph was printed before 4/5/97 / under the supervision of Allen Ginsberg; artist's stamp lower right in black ink with graphite notations: PHOTO INFORMATION / YEAR / LOCATION / IMAGE # 146 / SLEEVE # 18 / PRINTED BY / NOTE; by unknown hand, across center in graphite [vertical]: Bernstein; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-242; bottom right: #10/110 / [strikethrough] BK5 #8A / 1953 / GDC-687

Provenance

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