The Beatles' First Concert Photo Collection Sold 4.93 Billion
By : Dina Astria And Aldi Firhand | Monday, April 02 2018 - 22:22 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - England - Who does not know the legendary band The Beatles? Reportedly, the first British band concert photo collection in the United States in 1964 sold for 253,200 pounds or approximately Rp4, 93 billion. The photo collection was successfully auctioned off on Merseyside, England.
A total of 413 negative celluloid photos sold at once along with copyright. This photo collection is the result of the shots of Mike Mitchell, who was then 18 years old.
Mike is interested to photograph The Beatles after watching their performance on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.
Mike took another picture when the band 'Hey Jude' appeared on stage at the Baltimore Civic Center on September 13, 1964. As the concert took place, Mike climbed onto the stage to get a good picture.