Soft Cell - Bedsitter - single sleeveRegular price £1,760.00 Save £-1,760.00
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Limited edition hand printed photograph : 12 off each image.
Paper size: approx 51 cm (20 inch) (W) x 61 cm (24 inch) (H)
Image size: approx 46 cm (18 inch) square
Printed on exhibition quality FujiFlex Supergloss photographic paper
Signed Certificate of Authenticity included.
This photograph is part of the National Portrait Gallery permanent collection
Marc Almond and Dave Ball stand, both together and apart, in front of a ice blue wall covered in an odd assortment of kitchen implements, for the sleeve of the Bedsitter single. The set was notable for falling apart at the wrong moment. Pots and pans dropped from the wall seemingly whenever I was about to take a shot. That added a hesitancy to their poses and an element of uncertainty to the picture. This photograph was taken on the 17th September 1981 in a basement studio in Mount Pleasant.
Date: 17th September 1981
Location: Mount Pleasant Studio
Film: EPR.120 colour transparency film
Camera: Hasselblad 500CM body w 150mm lens
This digitised version was created from a scan of the original colour transparency, on the 17th February 2015, for the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery.