A photo of the author Gore Vidal as a young man. This photo was taken on November 14, 1948. Vidal was born in 1925, so he was 23 when this shot was taken. His book The City and the Pillar was published the same year.
The photo is part of the Carl Van Vechten collection at the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. (LC-USZ62-121307)