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Creator:
Lewis Morley, 1925–2013, British
Title:

Joe Orton, Tattoo

Date:
1965
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on semigloss photographic paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 12 inches (40.6 × 30.5 cm) and Image: 11 × 11 inches (27.9 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in black ink, lower right: "Joe Orton | London"

Attached label, verso: "Photographed & Printed by | Lewis Morley | Copyright"

Signed on verso in black ink, lower center: "Morley"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Dr. J. Patrick and Patricia Kennedy
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2015.20.182
Classification:
Photographs
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arms | bird | hands | portrait | swallow | tattoo | torso | underwear
Associated People:
Orton, John Kingsley “Joe” (1933–1967), playwright
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:72668
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