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George Harrison; Dhani Harrison
by Terry O'Neill Click on the links below to find out more
bromide fibre print, 1987
14 7/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (377 mm x 377 mm)
Given by Terry O'Neill, 2003
- Dhani Harrison (1978-), Musician; son of George Harrison. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- George Harrison (1943-2001), Musician; member of The Beatles. Sitter in 49 portraits.
- Terry O'Neill (1938-), Photographer. Artist of 75 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
George and Olivia Harrison's only child Dhani was named after notes on the Indian music scale.
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