Carnivorous Saint Cover Photo Shoot 1970

Taken in August 1970 during the photo shoot which led to the cover image for Carnivorous Saint. The photographer was poet and filmmaker Ira Cohen using mylar screens to create images of liquid opium.

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The last photo taken of Harold Norse

Todd Swindell, friend, with Harold Norse three days before his death. This is the last photo taken of Harold alive. The spinning object is a Tibetan prayer wheel containing the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum, the mantra of compassion. Photo by Tate Swindell.

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Harold Norse in his early 20s

Harold Norse during his ballet dancer days in New York City, circa 1937. Photo by Marcus Bleckman, great-nephew of Sarah Bernhardt.

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Harold Norse in his 50s

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Harold Norse in Venice, CA circa 1969. This was the photo that made Charles Bukowski jealous.

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Harold Norse in his 50s

At the Café Trieste, North Beach, San Francisco, 1975. Left to right: Allen Ginsberg, Harold Norse, Jack Hirschman, Michael McClure & Bob Kaufman. Photo by Diana Church.

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Harold Norse and Gerard Malanga 1973

Poets Gerard Malanga and Harold Horse, Union Square, San Francisco, 1973. Photo by Frances McCann.

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Harold Norse at the Café Trieste

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Harold Norse at the Cafe Trieste circa late 1970s.

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Harold Norse in his 60s

Harold Norse in front of City Lights Bookstore window promoting the release of his cut-up novella Beat Hotel, May 15, 1983

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Harold in his 80s

Harold Norse in the bedroom of his Albion Street cottage, November 11, 1999 © Todd Swindell Web

Harold Norse in the bedroom of his Albion Street cottage, November 11, 1999. Photo by Todd Swindell.

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Harold Norse and Peter Orlovsky 1980

Harold Norse and Peter Orlovsky, Naropa Insitute, July 1980. Photo by Michael Kellner.

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Harold Norse in his 50s

Harold Norse in Union Square, San Francisco, 1973. Photo by Frances McCann.

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Harold Norse in his 60s

Harold Norse in San Francisco, 1981. Photo by Ira Cohen.

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Harold Norse in his 60s

Harold Norse in San Francisco, 1981. Photo by Ira Cohen.

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Harold Norse in his 50s

Harold Norse circa 1970s. Photo by Frances McCann.

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Harold Norse in his 50s

Harold Norse circa the 1970s. Photo by Frances McCann.

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Harold Norse in 1972

Harold Norse near the Bay Bridge, November 1972. Photo by Neil Hollier.

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Harold Norse in 1974

Harold Norse at his apartment on Guy Place, 1974. Photo by William Childress.

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Harold Norse in 1984

Harold Norse in 1984. Photo by Robert Pruzan.

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