London, South Kensington
24 June 2010
A set of four gelatin-silver portrait photographs by Dezo Hoffmann, one of each of the Beatles, signed and annotated on the reverse in blue ballpoint pen respectively; To Georgeina [sic] Love from John Lennon xx, To Georgina Love from George Harrison xxx, To Georgina Love from Paul McCartney and To Georgina Love from Ringo Starr xx, these photographs were held by four female dancers during a routine prior to The Beatles performing on ABC Television show Big Night Out, recorded at Teddington Studio Centre on Sunday 23 February 1964; accompanied by a letter from the vendor concerning the provenance all -- 11x14in. (28x35.5cm.) (4)
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According to the vendor these autographs were acquired by her father, who was one of the production crew working on Big Night Out show. After the recording had finished he asked the Beatles to autograph them, dedicating them to his daughter.
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