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signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Wade Walton’s barbershop, Clarksdale Mississippi—Walton an old blues musician, / Harry Smith came to record rythmic [sic] clicking of his barber scissors, April 19, 1987~; on verso, by artist, lower right in graphite: Neg #13 / 4/19/87 / Clarksdale, Miss. / Leica; by unknown hand, upper left in graphite: 4 1/2 x 6 62% p108 / BU 8 / #761124815; lower left perpendicular: Do Not Crop Word [arrow] top; lower center: Wade Walton / Ike's [crossed out] Barbershop; bottom center: GD-AG-145; bottom right: GDC-491

Provenance

Allen Ginsberg Estate; Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Davis, Gary S.
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