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A selection from the Gallery's collection of artwork for singles, albums and music sheet covers. This selection includes variants taken in the same sitting or during the same photo-shoot of the final artwork used. It also includes album covers released globally which may differ from UK release album covers.

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Madonna, by Mario Testino - NPG P1019

Madonna

by Mario Testino
C-type colour print, 1998
NPG P1019

Jessie Matthews, by Edward Malindine, for  Daily Herald - NPG x182418

Jessie Matthews

by Edward Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 5 April 1937
NPG x182418

Pink Floyd (Dave Gilmour; Nick Mason; Richard Wright; Roger Waters), by Storm Thorgerson, by  Hipgnosis - NPG x135752

Pink Floyd (Dave Gilmour; Nick Mason; Richard Wright; Roger Waters)

by Storm Thorgerson, by Hipgnosis
C-type colour print, 1969
NPG x135752

Tony Frank with Jane Birkin, by Tony Frank - NPG x135761

Tony Frank with Jane Birkin

by Tony Frank
modern bromide print, 1971
NPG x135761

David Bowie, by Brian Duffy - NPG x137463

David Bowie

by Brian Duffy
chromogenic print, 1973
NPG x137463

Eugenia Sheppard; Earl Blackwell, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40020

Eugenia Sheppard; Earl Blackwell

by Cecil Beaton
contact sheet, 1978
NPG x40020

Soft Cell (Marc Almond; David Ball), by Peter Ashworth - NPG x199197

Soft Cell (Marc Almond; David Ball)

by Peter Ashworth
C-type colour print, 1981
NPG x199197

Soft Cell (Marc Almond; David Ball), by Peter Ashworth - NPG x199198

Soft Cell (Marc Almond; David Ball)

by Peter Ashworth
C-type colour print, 1981
NPG x199198

Annie Lennox, by Peter Ashworth - NPG x199193

Annie Lennox

by Peter Ashworth
C-type colour print, 1 September 1983
NPG x199193

Frankie Goes to Hollywood, by Peter Ashworth - NPG x199202

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

by Peter Ashworth
C-type colour print, 1 August 1984
NPG x199202

Band Aid, by Brian Aris - NPG x87846

Band Aid

by Brian Aris
bromide fibre print, 1984
NPG x87846

Debbie Harry, by Francesco Scavullo - NPG x128285

Debbie Harry

by Francesco Scavullo
gelatin silver print, 1986
NPG x128285

Craig David, by Pete Moss - NPG x125828

Craig David

by Pete Moss
C-type colour print, 2000
NPG x125828

Amy Winehouse, by Mischa Richter - NPG x131006

Amy Winehouse

by Mischa Richter
C-type colour print, 24 July 2006
NPG x131006

'German luxury, - or - repos a l'allemande', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12721

'German luxury, - or - repos a l'allemande'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 22 January 1800
NPG D12721

(David) Hartley Coleridge, by Unknown artist - NPG D48643

(David) Hartley Coleridge

by Unknown artist
cut white paper silhouette pasted down on black board, probably 19th century
NPG D48643

Jack Petersen, issued by Godfrey Phillips - NPG D49052

Jack Petersen

issued by Godfrey Phillips
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1935
NPG D49052

Sheet music cover for 'Hoots Mon' by The Lord Rockingham XI (Harry Robertson), published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48472

Sheet music cover for 'Hoots Mon' by The Lord Rockingham XI (Harry Robertson)

published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1958
NPG D48472

Sheet music cover for 'Shakin' All Over' by Johnny Kidd, published by Mills Music Ltd, after  Studio Hawk - NPG D48445

Sheet music cover for 'Shakin' All Over' by Johnny Kidd

published by Mills Music Ltd, after Studio Hawk
halftone reproduction, published circa 1960
NPG D48445

Sheet music cover for 'Tell Laura I Love Her' by Ray Peterson, John Leyton and Ricky Valance, published by The Lawrence Wright Music Co, after  Unknown photographers - NPG D48471

Sheet music cover for 'Tell Laura I Love Her' by Ray Peterson, John Leyton and Ricky Valance

published by The Lawrence Wright Music Co, after Unknown photographers
halftone reproduction, published 1960
NPG D48471

Sheet music cover for 'Well I Ask Ya' by Eden Kane, published by Decca Records, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48442

Sheet music cover for 'Well I Ask Ya' by Eden Kane

published by Decca Records, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48442

Sheet music cover for 'Get Lost' by Eden Kane, published by Decca Records, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48443

Sheet music cover for 'Get Lost' by Eden Kane

published by Decca Records, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48443

Sheet music cover for 'You'll Answer to Me' by Cleo Laine, published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48463

Sheet music cover for 'You'll Answer to Me' by Cleo Laine

published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48463

Sheet music cover for 'Johnny Remember Me' by John Leyton, published by Meridian Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48465

Sheet music cover for 'Johnny Remember Me' by John Leyton

published by Meridian Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48465

Sheet music cover for 'Son, This is She' by John Leyton, published by Most Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48467

Sheet music cover for 'Son, This is She' by John Leyton

published by Most Music Publishing Co. Ltd., after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48467

The John Leyton Souvenir Album, published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after  Unknown photographers - NPG D48468

The John Leyton Souvenir Album

published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after Unknown photographers
halftone reproduction, published 1961
NPG D48468

Sheet music cover for 'How Do You Do It' by Gerry and the Pacemakers (Gerry Marsden), published by Dick James Music Limited, after  Peter Kaye Photography - NPG D48410

Sheet music cover for 'How Do You Do It' by Gerry and the Pacemakers (Gerry Marsden)

published by Dick James Music Limited, after Peter Kaye Photography
halftone reproduction, published 1962
NPG D48410

Sheet music cover for 'I Remember You' by Frank Ifield, published by Famous Chappell Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48434

Sheet music cover for 'I Remember You' by Frank Ifield

published by Famous Chappell Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1962
NPG D48434

Sheet music cover for 'You Gotta Have Love' by Cleo Laine (Fritz Reuter Lieber Senior; Theda Bara), published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48462

Sheet music cover for 'You Gotta Have Love' by Cleo Laine (Fritz Reuter Lieber Senior; Theda Bara)

published by Southern Music Publishing Company, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1962
NPG D48462

Sheet music cover for 'Like I've Never Been Gone' by Billy Fury (Ronald Wycherly), published by Skidmore Music Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48408

Sheet music cover for 'Like I've Never Been Gone' by Billy Fury (Ronald Wycherly)

published by Skidmore Music Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48408

Sheet music cover for 'In Summer' by Billy Fury (Ronald Wycherly), published by Skidmore Music Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48409

Sheet music cover for 'In Summer' by Billy Fury (Ronald Wycherly)

published by Skidmore Music Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48409

Sheet music cover for 'Diamonds' by Terence ('Jet') Harris and Daniel ('Tony') Meehan, published by Francis, Day & Hunter, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48412

Sheet music cover for 'Diamonds' by Terence ('Jet') Harris and Daniel ('Tony') Meehan

published by Francis, Day & Hunter, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48412

Sheet music cover for 'I (who have nothing)' by Sir Tom Jones, published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48436

Sheet music cover for 'I (who have nothing)' by Sir Tom Jones

published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48436

Sheet music cover for 'I'll Never Get Over You' by Johnny Kidd, published by Leeds Music Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48446

Sheet music cover for 'I'll Never Get Over You' by Johnny Kidd

published by Leeds Music Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48446

Sheet music cover for 'Secret Love' by Kathy Kirby, published by Harms-Witmark Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48459

Sheet music cover for 'Secret Love' by Kathy Kirby

published by Harms-Witmark Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48459

Sheet music cover for 'Bad to Me' by Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, published by Northern Songs Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48460

Sheet music cover for 'Bad to Me' by Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas

published by Northern Songs Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48460

Sheet music cover for 'From Russia With Love' (Daniela Bianchi; Sean Connery; Martine Beswick), published by United Artists Music Ltd, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48487

Sheet music cover for 'From Russia With Love' (Daniela Bianchi; Sean Connery; Martine Beswick)

published by United Artists Music Ltd, after Unknown artist
halftone reproduction, published 1963
NPG D48487

Sheet music cover for 'Boys Cry' by Eden Kane, published by One Four Two Music Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48444

Sheet music cover for 'Boys Cry' by Eden Kane

published by One Four Two Music Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48444

Sheet music cover for 'You Really Got Me' by The Kinks (Ray Davies; Pete Quaife; Dave Davies; Mick Avory), published by Edward Kassner Music Company Limited, after  Allan Ballard - NPG D48447

Sheet music cover for 'You Really Got Me' by The Kinks (Ray Davies; Pete Quaife; Dave Davies; Mick Avory)

published by Edward Kassner Music Company Limited, after Allan Ballard
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48447

Sheet music cover for 'All Day and All of the Night' by The Kinks (Dave Davies; Pete Quaife; Mick Avory; Ray Davies), published by Edward Kassner Music Company Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48448

Sheet music cover for 'All Day and All of the Night' by The Kinks (Dave Davies; Pete Quaife; Mick Avory; Ray Davies)

published by Edward Kassner Music Company Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48448

Sheet music cover for 'Little Children' by Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, published by Belinda (London) Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48461

Sheet music cover for 'Little Children' by Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas

published by Belinda (London) Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48461

Sheet music cover for 'Shout' by Lulu and The Luvvers, published by George Weiner Music Limited, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48474

Sheet music cover for 'Shout' by Lulu and The Luvvers

published by George Weiner Music Limited, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48474

Sheet music cover for 'I Think of You' by The Merseybeats (Aaron Williams; Tony Crane; Billy Kinsley; John Banks), published by Robbins Music Corporation Ltd, after  Unknown photographer - NPG D48484

Sheet music cover for 'I Think of You' by The Merseybeats (Aaron Williams; Tony Crane; Billy Kinsley; John Banks)

published by Robbins Music Corporation Ltd, after Unknown photographer
halftone reproduction, published 1964
NPG D48484