by David Wedgbury
colour print, 1964
11 1/8 in. x 11 in. (282 mm x 279 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Michael Philip ('Mick') Jagger (1943-), Singer and composer; lead vocalist for the Rolling Stones. Sitter in 49 portraits.
Artistback to top
- David Wedgbury (1937-1998), Photographer. Artist of 36 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
David Wedgbury (1937-98) was the first staff photographer to be employed by Decca Records, who had signed the Rolling Stones in May 1963. Decca was a major UK pop record company of the 1960s, in competition with EMI, label to the Beatles. The Gallery holds over thirty of Wedgbury's portraits from this period, including his 1968 photograph of the Stones taken at the Elizabeth Rooms, London, when the band organised a press launch for the release of their album Beggars Banquet.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Mick Jagger: Young in the 60s (3 May 2011 - 27 November 2011)
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