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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Medium Silver print
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)