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    Allen Ginsberg (American, 1926-1997)
    Hotel Caifee, Calcutta, 1971
    Gelatin silver
    9-3/8 x 6-1/8 inches (23.8 x 15.6 cm)
    Signed, dedicated, and annotated in ink by Peter Orlovsky on verso.

    Inscribed on verso: E 10 St. N.Y.C. Nov - 1972 / Allen Ginsberg gave to Peter Orlovsky / Allen took when visiting refuggee[sic] / camps in Calcutta (Salt Lake + Jessore Road) / September 1971 / Allen + I lived in Top Left Room for 8 months / in 1962 summer June time. / for Peter from Allen / The H[...] Hotel / now Hotel Caifee / Chaudui Chowh, Calcutta

    Condition Report*: Unmounted; not framed; sheet measures 10 x 8 inches; tape residue from previous mounting on each corner verso; one folding crease approximately 5 inches long to the upper right quadrant; handling creases, most notably four half moon creases to the right half and one to the lower left quadrant; light surface scratches noticeable in raking light; one spot of surface grime center left.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    11th Wednesday
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