Unseen snaps of The Beatles set to be showcased at upcoming exhibition

Unseen photos of The Beatles during the filming of A Hard Day’s Night set to be showcased at upcoming exhibition after being ‘lost’ for 57 years

  • Unseen photos of the band will be shown at London ‘s Shapero Modern Gallery in an exhibition entitled Lost Photographs Of The Beatles
  • Taken in the spring of 1964 on the set of the film, A Hard Day’s Night, the snaps came off the back of their first US tour and on the brink of international adoration
  • The negatives, which unbelievably remained undeveloped for fifty-seven years, have been developed prints into prints of two sizes, strictly limited to thirty-five of each
  • Lord Christopher Thynne, who passed away in 2017 aged 82, was the mastermind behind the shots and had been sacked from the family seat in Longleat
  • Shedding light on The Beatles’ quieter moments, Christopher was invited to the film set for only two days during a period where he was was pursuing a ‘more bohemian lifestyle’
  • Unseen photos of The Beatles will be shown at London‘s Shapero Modern Gallery – in an exhibition entitled Lost Photographs Of The Beatles – after being ‘lost’ for 57 years.

    Taken in the spring of 1964 on the set of the film, A Hard Day’s Night, the snaps came off the back of their first US tour and on the brink of international adoration. 

    The negatives, which unbelievably remained undeveloped for fifty-seven years, have been developed prints into prints of two sizes, strictly limited to thirty-five of each.

    Wow! Unseen photos of The Beatles will be shown at London's Shapero Modern Gallery - in an exhibition entitled Lost Photographs Of The Beatles - after being 'lost' for 57 years

    Wow! Unseen photos of The Beatles will be shown at London’s Shapero Modern Gallery – in an exhibition entitled Lost Photographs Of The Beatles – after being ‘lost’ for 57 years

    Band members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr look ever-dapper as they cut three-piece suits in the black-and-white photos.

    George can be seen dancing with a fan in one image, while Paul puffs away on a cigarette while waiting at Marylebone station in another.

    The five-piece sit in the walled garden of Les Ambassadeurs Club in Mayfair before going on to pose against a traditional black lamp post.

    Looking good: Band members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr look ever-dapper as they cut three-piece suits in the black-and-white photos

    Looking good: Band members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr look ever-dapper as they cut three-piece suits in the black-and-white photos

    Incredible: The negatives, which unbelievably remained undeveloped for fifty-seven years, have been developed prints into prints of two sizes, strictly limited to thirty-five of each

    Insight: Paul puffs away on a cigarette while waiting at Marylebone station in another

    Incredible: The negatives, which unbelievably remained undeveloped for fifty-seven years, have been developed prints into prints of two sizes, strictly limited to thirty-five of each

    Having a blast! George can be seen dancing with a fan in one image

    Having a blast! George can be seen dancing with a fan in one image

    Magnificent: The snaps came off the back of their first US tour and on the brink of international adoration

    Woah: They were taken in the spring of 1964 on the set of the film, A Hard Day's Night

    Magnificent: Taken in the spring of 1964 on the set of the film, A Hard Day’s Night, the snaps came off the back of their first US tour and on the brink of international adoration

    Lord Christopher Thynne, who passed away in 2017 aged 82, was the mastermind behind the shots and had been sacked from the family seat in Longleat.

    Shedding light on The Beatles’ quieter moments, Christopher was invited to the film set for only two days during a period where he was was pursuing a ‘more bohemian lifestyle’.

    Considered as one of the most influential music films ever made, A Hard Day’s Night portrayed 36 hours of the band’s life as they prepared for a television performance. 

    Throwback: The five-piece sit in the walled garden of Les Ambassadeurs Club in Mayfair before going on to pose against a traditional black lamp post

    Throwback: The five-piece sit in the walled garden of Les Ambassadeurs Club in Mayfair before going on to pose against a traditional black lamp post

    Opportunity: Shedding light on The Beatles' quieter moments, the late Lord Christopher Thynne was invited to the film set for only two days

    Interesting: He took then during a period where he was was pursuing a 'more bohemian lifestyle'

    Opportunity: Shedding light on The Beatles’ quieter moments, the late Lord Christopher Thynne was invited to the film set for only two days during a period where he was was pursuing a ‘more bohemian lifestyle’

    Iconic: Considered as one of the most influential music films ever made, A Hard Day's Night portrayed 36 hours of the band's life as they prepared for a television performance

    Iconic: Considered as one of the most influential music films ever made, A Hard Day’s Night portrayed 36 hours of the band’s life as they prepared for a television performance

    Tabitha Philpott-Kent, Gallery Director, said: ‘It’s an amazing opportunity to see a rare collection of important, never-seen-before images.’

    They will be on sale for £400 – £650 for a limited period of time only, and are predicted to provide an investment for collectors of art, photography and music memorabilia. 

    Lost Photographs of The Beatles will show at the Shapero Modern in Mayfair between Saturday December 9 2021 and Sunday January 16 2022.

    Trendy: George cuts a trendy polo neck sweater which he layers beneath a wool coat to keep warm

    Puzzled: Ringo shoots a confused look away from the camera as she leans out of a train window

    Trendy: George (left) cuts a trendy polo neck sweater which he layers beneath a wool coat to keep warm. Ringo (right) shoots a confused look away from the camera as she leans out of a train window