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Pattie Boyd; Cynthia Lennon; Maureen Starr (née Mary Cox, later Tigrett); Helen Mary ('Jenny') Fleetwood (née Boyd)

2 of 2 portraits of Helen Mary ('Jenny') Fleetwood (née Boyd)

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Pattie Boyd; Cynthia Lennon; Maureen Starr (née Mary Cox, later Tigrett); Helen Mary ('Jenny') Fleetwood (née Boyd)

by Ronald Traeger
bromide fibre print, September 1967
16 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (430 mm x 354 mm)
Purchased, 2002
Photographs Collection
NPG x125445

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This fashion study was taken to announce the opening in November 1967 of the Beatles Apple Boutique in Baker Street . It shows three Beatle wives and a sister-in-law modelling clothes designed by The Fool ( the Amsterdam originated Simon, Marijke and Josje). Top left: Pattie Harrison (previously Pattie Boyd, later Mrs Eric Clapton) in blue satin shirt and red satin pantaloons. Back centre: Cynthia Lennon in pink-purple chiffon dress with a lurex tunic and mauve stockings. Back right: Maureen Starr in apple green jacket embroidered in gold, over night blue baggy pants appliqué with yellow stars. Front: Jennie Boyd (sister of Pattie) in print trimmed jacket, gathered skirt and chiffon trousers. Commissioned by Brigid Keenan for The Sunday Times.

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