DescriptionThe Beatles Group of Four Michael Ward Lithographs Taken February 19th, 1963 with Embossing Stamp. On February 19th 1963 the Beatles were informed that "Please Please Me" had reached number one in the U.K. singles chart. That was also the day that they met Michael Ward. He was commissioned to photograph the Fabs for a magazine. 1) Fabs on stage at the cavern club. Minor nail dent on top front. Two pieces of white tape measuring 1" on top back; 2) John Lennon with Vox amp at the Cavern Club; 3) Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr in between two Vox amps at the Cavern club. Two minor nail dents at the top front; 4) George Harrison with guitar on stage at the cavern club. Minor nail dent on the top front. Each limited edition lithograph measures approx: 12 1/2" wide by 16 3/4" tall. On 300gsm archival paper and is official with Michael Wards embossing stamp
Michael Ward was a well respected photojournalist and his brush with the Beatles captured a brief period in time before Beatlemania took hold of the world. In overall Near Mint condition and ready to frame for display.
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