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Inscription

signed by artist, on mat under center top image in black ink: Neal Cassady driving his oldsmobile down Bayshore / Highway, San Francisco to Los Gatos, circa 1954, I sat in / the backseat, the car rocked with Rhythm & Blues Radio. / Allen Ginsberg; under lower left image: Self-Portrait in Darkroom of Associated Press / Office, Rockefeller Center Manhattan, I was a / copyboy on the night shift, 1948. A.G.; under lower right image: Street cornerman’s tintype Alameda / Park, Mexico City: Jack Kerouac, / myself in sombrero, Peter Orlovsky / coat over shoulder, Gregory Corso kneeling / with Lafcadio Orlovksy age 16, A.D. 1956. / See Kerouac’s Desolation Angels [underlined] for account / of this trip. A.G.; lower left circled in black ink: PARIS / A H / 11/6/’90; on verso, by unknown hand, lower center in graphite: GD-AG-36; lower center of mat stamped in black ink: From the archive of Allen Ginsberg / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC / Fax 212-675-1686; by unknown hand, bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-36; bottom right: GDC-950

Provenance

Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2012.