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The Death of Hip-John Ashbury
  • Constantine Manos
    born 1934
    born: South Carolina, United States
  • The Death of Hip-John Ashbury, circa 1960s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0396
Description

Black-and-white, knee-length image of a man who is facing the viewer, seated in an interior scene. The man is seated on the end of a bed, which has a patterned blanket and light-colored pillows. There are framed images on the walls, bookcases, and there is a music stand in the right side of the image, which is opened toward the viewer. The man is gazing toward the left side of the image. His legs are crossed and his hands are clasped around his knees. He is wearing a black suit, white, collared shirt, and dark tie. He has short, dark hair that is combed back.