Details
IMAGE number
CH1764826
Title
Opening section of a typescript scroll of 'On the Road' (published 1957), a first draft of the definitive Beat Generation novel, typed by Kerouac in New York City in a 20-day marathon between April 2nd and 22nd 1951 (typescript)
Artist
Kerouac, Jean Louis Lebris de (Jack) (1922-69) / American
Location
Private Collection
Medium
typescript
Date
1951 (C20th)
Dimensions
3647.4x22.6 cms
Description
Opening section of a typescript scroll of 'On the Road' (published 1957), a first draft of the definitive Beat Generation novel, typed by Kerouac in New York City in a 20-day marathon between April 2nd and 22nd 1951. Jean Louis Lebris de (Jack) Kerouac (1922-1969). Typed, joined tracing paper sheets without margins or paragraph breaks. 3647.4 x 22.6cm.
Credit
Photo © Christie's Images / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
20th century / typescript / fifties / no person / on paper / journey / beat generation / mounted on paper / no-one / 1950s / on the road / mid 20th century / named writer / writer / paper / sheet / draft / nobody / twentieth century / no people / on the move / sheet of paper / incopyright / touring / 1950's / 1957 / 1951 / jack kerouac / jean louis lebris de kerouac / kerouac / transit
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 3845 × 4744 px 326 × 402 mm 5.1 MB
Medium 830 × 1024 px 70 × 87 mm 1.5 MB
Small 486 × 600 px 41 × 51 mm 0.6 MB
Copyright
In copyright

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