Date derived from verso, which is stamped NOV3000, the date that the photo was developed. Party most likely took place around Oct. 31, Halloween. Two men are seen from behind, looking at a photograph which one of the two holds up. Other people are standing in the background. Beckwith is on the right, closest to a camera which is set up on a tripod.
Patterson Beckwith and others at a party, not after 2000 Nov. 30 / unidentified photographer. Colin de Land collection, 1968-2008, bulk 1980-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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