Date derived from verso, which is stamped NOV3000, the date that the photo was developed. Party most likely took place around Oct. 31, Halloween. Ludlow (left) and Sevigny are in costume, and standing in front of a painted backdrop as a photographer (Patterson Beckwith) takes their picture. A sign taped to the wall says "portrait studio 3."
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560