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Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

  • Object:

    Record sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sir Peter Blake, born 1932 (artist)
    Haworth, Jann, born 1942 (artist)
    Cooper, Michael, born 1941 - died 1973 (photographer)
    Garrod and Lofthouse Ltd.
    The Apple (printer)
    Mae West
    Marlene Dietrich (design agency)
    Bob Dylan
    Marilyn Monroe

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Record sleeve colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.587:1-1997

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 38

Physical description

A record sleeve depicting a photographic image of a group of cardboard cut-outs of celebrities in colour and in black and white. On the front row are The Beatlesdepicted as the Sgt. Pepper band wearing their iconic day-glo military style outfits. In the foreground of the image is a flower display where the word 'BEATLES' has been written in red flowers.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

Sir Peter Blake, born 1932 (artist)
Haworth, Jann, born 1942 (artist)
Cooper, Michael, born 1941 - died 1973 (photographer)
Garrod and Lofthouse Ltd.
The Apple (printer)
Mae West
Marlene Dietrich (design agency)
Bob Dylan
Marilyn Monroe

Materials and Techniques

Record sleeve colour offset lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm, :, Width: 31.7 cm, Height: 31.1 cm, Width: 63 cm, :

Descriptive line

LP sleeve for The Beatles album 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band', 1967

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 101, p. 125
Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs: Graphics for the Music Business, 1960-1990. London: Futures Publications, 1991.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997

Materials

Cardboard; Material

Techniques

Offset lithograph; Technique

Subjects depicted

Subject; The Beatles

Categories

Prints; Music; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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