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William Brothers, Cathy Furniss, and William Eisenlord at City Lights Bookstore, 1954 July 31, from the William Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976

William Brothers, Cathy Furniss, and William Eisenlord at City Lights Bookstore, 1954 July 31

Item Information

Title: William Brothers, Cathy Furniss, and William Eisenlord at City Lights Bookstore

Date: 1954 July 31

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Description: Photo taken from outside the San Francisco bookstore, looking in through a window display of magazines and copies of William Brothers' book Portrait of Lisa. Brothers, Furniss, and Eisenlord are standing behind the display looking at a copy of the book.

A flyer in the window reads: Meet; drink; talk; with Wm. Brothers; author of Portrait of Lisa; when we discuss his book, Saturday, July 31, 3 - 6 pm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Sat. July 31; City Lights; party #2; Wm P. Brothers @1953; L to R ?; Bill Brothers, Cathy Furniss, Bill Eisenlord.

Year based on dates of magazines in window (several are dated 1954), day based on date of flyer and handwritten note on verso.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: William Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: William Brothers, Cathy Furniss, and William Eisenlord at City Lights Bookstore, 1954 July 31 / unidentified photographer. William Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8626