Original photograph of Allen Ginsberg reading "Wichita Vortex Sutra," 1966

Allen Ginsberg (subject)

N.p. N.p., 1966. Vintage borderless photograph of poet Allen Ginsberg reading his antiwar poem "Wichita Vortex Sutra" at the Loeb Student Center at New York University, on June 18, 1966. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamps of United Press International Photo and a date stamp.

Ginsberg first composed "Wichita Vortex Sutra" through dictation into a tape recorder while traveling across the midwest, and the poem was first published in Ginsberg's 1968 collection "Planet News."

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus overall, with white paper tape reinforcement on the top right edge of the verso.

[Book #154820]