Original caption: Robert Frank, his studio in old red-brick house on run-down Bleecker Street near Bowery, I'd asked if he'd take formal portrait for Collected Poems 1947-1980 dust-jacket back. Though he'd abandoned most still-camera work decades earlier, he mused, "Well, I guess it's continuing a project we started long ago." I held up my early City Lights Pocket Poets books bound together with elastic string, his ideas, Peter Orlovsky stood behind me a few minutes after wandering in back of the studio floor with my Olympus XA, this is what he'd seen, Manhattan January 1984. [Best caption]. Year 1984; Sleeve 171; Image 7885; Date Captioned 1/5/96; Jan 1984; 171/7868; printed by Sid Kaplan. 1/2; This photograph was printed before 4/5/97 under the supervision of Allen Ginsberg.??Robert Frank-His studio, New York City 1/1/1984; 5/5; This photograph was printed before 4/5/97 under
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