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Framed Pictures, Canvas Prints
Posters & Jigsaws since 2004

The Beat Hotel Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 59 pictures in our The Beat Hotel collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Eunice Richards and Volkmar von Alten in the reading room of the Mistral bookstore Featured Print

Eunice Richards and Volkmar von Alten in the reading room of the Mistral bookstore

Eunice Richards and Volkmar von Alten in the reading room of the Mistral bookstore, summer 1959. Much frequented by Beats and intellectuals from abroad, the shop was, in the words of the American owner, George Whitman, a "Guest House" where newcomers to Paris could stay, and a "Free University", where seminars and poetry readings were held

© Harold Chapman / TopFoto.co.uk

Madame Rachou with Harold Norse.He asked me to take these pictures in January 1963 Featured Print

Madame Rachou with Harold Norse.He asked me to take these pictures in January 1963

Madame Rachou with Harold Norse.He asked me to take these pictures in January 1963, when, after 32 years, Mme Rachou "the bluehaired old mother of us all", retired and moved to a flat nearby. The hotel had been sold, the handle of the cafe door had been removed, and a notice in the window read : "Closed fro alteration". The Beat Hotel had ceased to exist

© Harold Chapman / TopFoto.co.uk

My Austin 7, which I would park on the Quai des Grands Augustins at the end of Rue Featured Print

My Austin 7, which I would park on the Quai des Grands Augustins at the end of Rue

My Austin 7, which I would park on the Quai des Grands
Augustins at the end of Rue Git-le-Coeur. The car attracted large crowds, and people pushed messages and coins through gaps in the windows. Realising the car could be used as a source of income, I hung a billycan on the radiator
and stuck the best messages, which included poems and drawings, on the inside of the windows. People filled the billycan with food, small coins and cigarettes, until one day, the "day's takings" were stolen. I then founs an art student to mind the car for me, and we split fifty-fifty

© Harold Chapman / TopFoto.co.uk