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John Lennon with UFO Detector, 1965 Brian Duffy Archive Mounted Print

Regular price £125.00

Shot by Duffy in 1965, shortly after the Beatles USA tour which included their legendary Shea Stadium performance that was filmed and released in 1966. Lennon told Duffy the device he is holding was a UFO detector from a New York novelty store. It was, in fact, a device called a ‘Nothing Box’ created by the infamous ‘Magic’ Alex Mardas, a Greek electronics engineer who became head of The Beatles company ‘Apple Electronics.’

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White mount; Estate stamped.

Image size: 19 x 19cm

Pigment ink archival print, mounted white: 31.5 x 31.5cm

Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive

Duffy (1933 - 2010) was one of the photographers who defined the look of London's 'Swinging Sixties'. together with David Bailey and Terence Donovan they were affectionately name by Norman Parkinson as the 'Black Trinity' and were elevated to celebrity status and know only by their surnames.

Duffy's work has been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and is highly collectable. Duffy is know as a photographers photographer' and in 2013 was acknowledged as being one of the top 100 most influential photographers of all time.

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