Shopping Basket

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.’

Unsigned Mounted Open Edition Print

Sorry, membership and promotional discounts are not available on this item.

Spend over £50.00 for free UK shipping. Every purchase supports the National Portrait Gallery

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.

Shipping: United Kingdom

Royal Mail Standard (not tracked) 3 - 5 working days from £2.95

Royal Mail Signed for (tracked) 3 - 5 working days from £4.95

Royal Mail SD Guaranteed Next Day (for orders placed before 12:00pm Monday to Thursday) £8.95

DHL Courier 2 - 3 working days £11.95

Free UK Shipping on orders over £50

Shipping: International (10-14 working days)

Royal Mail International Europe - from £9.00

Royal Mail International Rest of the World - from £10.00

DHL Courier Europe Shipping - from £30.00

DHL Courier Rest of the World and USA - from £35.00

Shipping costs calculated at checkout.

Ordering to the EU:
Please click here for more information about how EU orders are processed and shipped including IOSS.

Please note that international customs duties and sales taxes may apply to some orders outside the UK, and that the customer is liable for these charges.

Further information on shipping rates, returns and damages can be found here

Teemill Shipping charges: UK Mainland - £4.00 Europe - £6.00 International (ROW) - £7.00

Teemill shipping rates are charged separately to National Portrait Gallery shipping charges. Please note that both shipping charges may apply in some cases due to items being shipped from different locations.