About This Image

Photographer's LIFE magazine stamp on verso. UL stamp on verso, December 26, 1969, originally published in LIFE May 11, 1962. Poet Robert Frost talking with guests at the White House Party for Nobel Prize winners hosted by President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Arthur B. Rickerby (1921-1972) was a LIFE photographer from 1961 until it ceased publication in 1972. After graduating from Duke University he joined the U.S. Navy serving in Captain Edward Steichen's Navy photography unit during WWII. Between the war and his years at LIFE, he worked as a photojournalist in New York for Acme Newspictures, which is now part of UPI.

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Robert Frost with Admirers at the White House
Arthur Rickerby Robert Frost with Admirers at the White House

Price $2,000

Main Image

Ref.# 14783

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1962  Print Date 1969

Dimensions 10-3/4 x 7-7/8 in. (273 x 200 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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