signed and captioned by artist, across bottom in black ink: Peter Orlovsky age 21 with our first car, old delivery truck "The Hearse," Telegraph Hill a block up / from our apartment rooms 1010 Montgomery Street near Broadway Corner. We drove to Yosemite, / the car cost $125. San Francisco 1955. Allen Ginsberg; on verso, artist's stamp in black ink with graphite notations, lower right: PHOTO INFORMATION / YEAR 1955 Summer / LOCATION Hodges Heley North Beach, SF / IMAGE # 653 / SLEEVE # 47/ PRINTED BY SID KAPLAN / NOTE Signed 8/18/96; by unknown hand, upper right in graphite: 1955/#29/399 / Sid Kaplan print / 3/90; bottom center: GD-AG-246; bottom right: GDC-837
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2011.