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    Beatles - Astrid Kirchherr Signed Large Format Photograph of John Lennon and George Harrison, "Attic" (Hamburg, 1962). Gelatin silver, printed later by "Grauwert, Hamburg', signed by Kirchherr to recto lower left in silver felt pen. The image 19.5" x 23.5", matted to an overall size of 27.5" x 31.5". In Fine condition.
    Provenance: Exhibited at Beatlemania, Hamburg.
    The Ulf Krüger Archive, Hamburg
    .

    This haunting photograph is an image of the Beatles in mourning. Stuart Sutcliffe died suddenly in April 1962 in Hamburg, just before the Beatles returned from Liverpool to be the first headliners at the Star-Club, and they only learned of his death upon arrival. This photo was taken by Sutcliffe's fiance and the group's dear friend Astrid Kirchherr in Stuart's painting studio at the time. John would later compose "Baby's In Black" about Kirchherr's loss.


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