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City Lights Bookstore, last gathering of poets/artists of the Beat generation, 1965

City Lights Bookstore, last gathering of poets/artists of the Beat generation, 1965

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Title: City Lights Bookstore, last gathering of poets/artists of the Beat generation

Date: 1965

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 22 x 18 cm.

Description: Title derived from handwritten note on verso of photograph.

Photograph shows a group of poets and artists gathered in front of the City Lights facade, some seated, some standing. Group includes Robert LaVigne (lower left corner) and Allen Ginsberg (left of center).

Forms part of: [Photographs of San Francisco artists]/ Larry Keenan, Jr, 1965-1966

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: City Lights Bookstore, last gathering of poets/artists of the Beat generation, 1965 / Larry Keenan, photographer. [Photographs of San Francisco artists]/ Larry Keenan, Jr, 1965-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 12196