Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Bill must've said something funny from the floor, we were taking snapshots of each other on same couch, my $13.00 Kodak Retina pawn-shop camera in Burroughs' hands. He stayed in the apartment East 7th Street between Avenues B & C most of that Fall 1953.; on verso, across center, stamped in black ink: From the archive of Allen Ginsberg ALL RIGHTS RESERVED COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC Fax 212-675-1686; by unknown-hand, across lower center in graphite: GD-AG-46; across lower right: 1953 15/139; in lower right corner: GDC-946
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2008.
- Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York University, New York; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2010 - 2013, no. 43.