Beat-up Beatnik Paper Planes

These photos showcase a collection of paper airplanes found on the streets of New York by Harry Everett Smith; Smith was a member of the Beat Generation, and a good friend of Allen Ginsberg. Like all of the Beatniks, Smith had an affinity for quirky, unique items and pastimes – the result of his interest is this interesting and beautiful collection of beat up paper airplanes.

Photos courtesy of wired.com

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