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Finding All the Source Images for the Sgt. Pepper’s Album Cover

The iconic album cover for The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is a collage of images of dozens of people — mostly famous, mostly men — arranged as though they’re standing in a group behind the band. A list of the people depicted on the cover (including Marilyn Monroe, Edgar Allan Poe, Karl Marx, Shirley Temple, and Fred Astaire) can be found on Wikipedia but Chris Shaw went a step further and tracked down the exact source images for each one of people & objects shown. The collag...
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A fascinating website with the source photos for the people on the cover of Sgt. Pepper

Here's a guy who, for the last several years, has been trying to track down the source photos of the people who appeared on the cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), The Beatles' eighth studio album. The collage was designed by Peter Blake and his wife Jann Haworth, and the cut-outs were assembled in Michael Cooper's London photographic studio. — Read the rest
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