Peter Howard and David Ralston, n.d, ca. 1993. Photograph. Item #299191
B/W photograph, 7.5 x 9.3 inches, on sheet, 8 x 10 inches. A modern print of a photograph by Chester Kessler of the Beat poet. The image is from the original negative. Chester Kessler (1919-1979) moved to San Francisco in 1949 where he studied photography with Minor White. In the 1950s he immersed himself in the North Beach Beat scene photographing writers, poets and artists. A near fine copy. Printed later from negative by Peter Howard and David Ralston.