The photograph shows Erika Mann and Wystan H. Auden. Wystan H. Auden is on the left of the photo; he is wearing a light-coloured suit, shirt and tie. He is looking at the camera. His left arm is linked with Erika Mann's right. She is wearing a light-coloured outfit, also with a tie. She is holding a cigarette in her left hand and she is gazing towards the left side of the picture. Part of a building/villa is visible in the background.