THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

DAVID BOWIE - GOLDEN YEARS
1969-81



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thumbnail link to original 1973 press photograph David and Angie Bowie by Terry O'Neill.

DAVID AND ANGIE BOWIE, 1973

Original press photograph, 8"x8¾"
Photograph by Terry O'Neill.

'Mr and Mrs Bowie hit the fashion trail: Space-age decadence.'
This, the shot below and almost certainly the shot below that, all appear to have been taken on the same day by Terry O'Neill as part of a Mr and Mrs Bowie fashion shoot. Location unknown, but here David and Angie are leaning against a table football.

Heavier rag stock print. Full details and credit on reverse.

£275.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1973 press photograph David and Angie Bowie by Terry O'Neill.

DAVID AND ANGIE BOWIE, 1973

Original press photograph, 8"x8¾"
Photograph by Terry O'Neill.

'The year of the Bowie; traditional fashion feels the brunt of the onslaught...'

Heavier rag stock print. Full details and credit on reverse.

£275.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1973 press photograph David and Angie Bowie by Terry O'Neill.

DAVID AND ANGIE BOWIE, 1973

Original press photograph, 8"x8¾"
Photograph by Terry O'Neill.

'Jipp Jones, alias Angie Bowie, seen here with her hushand David in the latest pop / fashion gear.'

Heavier rag stock print. Full details and credit on reverse.

£255.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original David Bowie 1975 full-size card in-store standee, American flag, flying suit, glass of milk aloft.

DAVID BOWIE - YOUNG AMERICANS, 1975

Original 1975 in-store card display standee, 24"x58"
Photography by Eric Stephen Jacobs.

Scarce original full-size record store promo display standee. Bowie holds aloft a glass of milk (also see photograph below) which, along with red peppers, apparently formed much of his diet at this time. Although Bowie ultimately commisioned a very different image for the album cover from Eric Stephen Jacobs, many years later he chose another shot from this session for the cover of his personal favourites compilation iSelect (2008).

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thumbnail link to original press photograph David Bowie on set 1975, on sofa next to boy, with glass of milk.

DAVID BOWIE - THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, 1975

Original 1975 candid press photograph, 9¾"x6½"

Rare candid shot of Bowie on set in New Mexico filming The Man Who Fell To Earth. Note the often present glass of milk in this period. Heavier rag stock print.

£235.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original Paul Canty photograph David Bowie Sydne Rome, Cafe Royal, 1979.

DAVID BOWIE, SYDNE ROME, 1979

Original Paul Canty press photograph, 10"x8"

Original Paul Canty photograph for London Features International (see details on reverse), with Bowie and his co-star Sydne Rome, at the 14th Feb press call for the film 'Just a Gigolo' at the Cafe´ Royal in London. The shot captures Bowie's contrasting eyes particularly well.

£225.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA 1977 still, Sukhita Heroes shot, leather jacket on backwards

DAVID BOWIE, 1978

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"
Photography by Sukita.

Bowie's 1977 photo session with Masayoshi Sukita took place in Japan, whilst Bowie helped to promote Iggy Pop's album 'The Idiot'. Bowie wanted to allude to a slight punk look (more evident in some of the outakes than in the final cover shot) and experimented with several leather and flying jackets.

£145.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1974 press photograph David Bowie on stage by Terry O'Neill.

DAVID BOWIE, 1974

Original press photograph, 10"x6 ½"
Photograph by Terry O'Neill.

Fine Terry O'Neill photo, taken at one of Bowie's six nights at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, September 1974, on the Diamond Dogs Tour.

Heavier rag stock print. Full details and credit on reverse.

£345.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1979 press photo David Bowie in Kimono Just a Gigolo pre-premiere party Cafe Royal.

DAVID BOWIE, 1979

Original press photograph, 8"x6"

Bowie at the pre-premiere party for 'Just a Gigolo' at the Cafe Royal on 14th Feb 1979. Black tie or 20s-style dress was mandated; Bowie, and his (according to the press note) Japanese girlfriend (actress Viv Lynn), wore Japanese clothing. The film debuted at the Prince Charles Cinema.

Details on reverse.

£195.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original 1973 press photo David Bowie chased at Charing Cross station.

DAVID BOWIE, CHARING CROSS STATION, 1973

Original press photograph, 8¾"x6½"

"The Rave arriving at platform five". Superb original 1973 press photo taken as Bowie is mobbed arriving at London's Charing Cross Station on 4th May 1973, prior to the final UK leg of the Ziggy Stardust/Aladdin Sane tour cycle.

Full details on reverse.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Scary Monsters smaller in-store card flat display.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original U.S. in-store card display, 12¼"x12¼".
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

Uncommon original release in-store card flat display.

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thumbnail link to two original Serious Moonlight tour press photos Bowie performing

DAVID BOWIE - SERIOUS MOONLIGHT TOUR, 1983

Two original London Features press photographs, each 8"x6"

Two original images from the Serious Moonlight tour.
London Features International detailed stamps on reverse.

£150.00.


thumbnail link to original David Bowie Diamond Dogs poster

DAVID BOWIE - DIAMOND DOGS, 1974

Original RCA Mainman Records UK promo poster, 30"x20". Artwork by Guy Peellaert.

Scarce original first release UK promo poster. PLAYBOY Magazine: Is it true that Jagger once told you he was hiring the French artist Guy Peellaert..and you ran right off to hire Peellaert for your own album, Diamond Dogs, which was released first?

BOWIE: Mick was silly...I went over to his house and he had all these Guy Peellaert pictures around..So I immediately phoned him up. Mick's learned now..You've got to be a bastard in this business.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA 1977 still. Kicker boots.

DAVID BOWIE - Exclusively on RCA - 1978

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"

Original RCA press photo. Bowie wearing his favourite green Kicker boots. Photograph unknown, but another shot from this session appeared on the cover of February 18th 1978 Melody Maker, which featured a interview with Bowie in Berlin, with fascinating insights into his life in the city.
1978 RCA stamp on reverse.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA 1977 still, Sukhita Heroes unused shot, fingers in ears

DAVID BOWIE - Exclusively on RCA - 1978

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"
Photograph by Sukita.
No photographer has had a longer working relationship with David Bowie than Masayoshi Sukita. This image is one of the engaging outtakes from their 1977 Heroes album shoot.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA 1978 still, on stage Isolar II tour.

DAVID BOWIE - Exclusively on RCA - 1978

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"
Photograph by Andrew Kent.

Original RCA press photo. Bowie performing on the 1978 Isolar II tour, most likely in Los Angeles.
1978 RCA Public Affairs Division stamp on reverse.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA 1977 poster Low.

DAVID BOWIE - LOW, 1977

Original RCA poster, 22"x22"
Photograph by Steve Schapiro.

One of the most famous of all Bowie images, originally used on the US movie posters for 'The Man Who Fell To Earth'.

Steve Schapiro's many distinguished credits include his on-set photography for the Godfather trilogy (he captured many of the films' most famous images).

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Young Americans poster.

DAVID BOWIE - YOUNG AMERICANS, 1975

Original RCA Mainman poster, 30"x24.5"
Photography and artwork by Eric Stephen Jacobs.

Very scarce original poster for the album that saw Bowie's decisive break from glam rock, through a daring assimilation of contemporary American soul music, including a rare appearance on America's premiere black music television showcase Soul Train.

Click to see the Eric Stephen Jacobs Toni Basil magazine cover that inspired Bowie.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie BBC still Baal.

DAVID BOWIE - BAAL, 1981 (broadcast 1982)

Original BBC Picture Publicity photograph, 8"x6"

Bowie impressed composer Dominic Muldowney, a Brecht specialist who arranged the songs. He said of 'The Drowned Girl': "I play this song to composers at the Royal Opera House on courses...It's an absolute tutorial in how to paint a text. The only other person I know can do that is Frank Sinatra".
Very scarce original BBC press photo with detailed text on verso.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Edward Bell poster Glamour

EDWARD BELL/DAVID BOWIE - GLAMOUR, 1981

Original poster, 31.5"x24.5"
Design and artwork by Edward Bell.

Bowie, pleased by Bell's work on 'Scary Monsters', commissioned a further portrait from Duffy's photo session. Entitled 'Glamour', it was used as the cover on the 1982 Bowie calendar and for this scarce 1981 poster.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Princess Diana Live Aid press photo

DAVID BOWIE, ELTON JOHN, GEORGE MICHAEL, PRINCESS DIANA - LIVE AID, 1985

Original vintage photo, 8"x10"

Scarce original press photograph, full details on reverse, from the day at Wembley Stadium, centered on a visibly delighted Princess Diana talking to David Bowie (behind the scenes, one of the event's most un-starry lynchpins).

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Stage 3d card display

DAVID BOWIE - STAGE, 1978

Original RCA in-store 3D display, 17 1/4"x15 3/4"
Photography by Gilles Riberolles.

Bowie so loved the unauthorised shot French reporter Gilles Riberolles took for French rock magazine "Best" that he halted the album's release to make it the cover image.
This splendid card display piece is custom framed to show off the 3D effect.

£385.00 custom conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original David Labyrinth video release card display

DAVID BOWIE - LABYRINTH, 1986

Original 1987 video release cut out display 8 3/4" x 8" x 4 3/4"
Art by Ted Coconis.

Small promotional standee for the original Nelson Entertainment video release.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Brian Duffy Scary Monsters press still.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"
Photography by Brian Duffy.

Sara Wiseman, Duffy's archive assistant: "I asked Duffy what his thoughts on the photograph were: "You like it? Yes me too. You may have noticed that in many of my male portraits my subjects look as if they're on the verge of smacking me..ha! That was my technique, I would say something to rile them or wind them up. It won me some great photographs."

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Brian Duffy Scary Monsters Pierrot press still.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"
Photography by Brian Duffy.

Bowie's Pierrot costume was designed by Natasha Korniloff, (an acquaintance since the Lindsay Kemp days), who also created Bowie's 1978 tour white sailor outfit. The make up was created by Richard Sharah.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Japanese poster The Man Who Fell To Earth.

DAVID BOWIE - THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, 1976

Original Japanese poster 30"x20"

Scarce original Japanese poster featuring the alternative artwork that made only a fleeting appearance in the English language campaigns.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Isolar II tour Toronto.

DAVID BOWIE - 1978

Original Tom Robe photograph, 10"x8", signed by Tom Robe.

Original photograph taken on the 1978 Isolar II world tour, almost certainly at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens on May 1st. 1978 saw a revitalised Bowie undertake his largest tour to date and his first since 1976. The tour showcased material from 'Low' and 'Heroes'.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Isolar II tour Toronto.

DAVID BOWIE - 1978

Original Tom Robe photograph, 10"x8", signed by Tom Robe.

Original photograph taken on the 1978 Isolar II world tour, almost certainly at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens on May 1st. Judging by the lighting rig, Bowie is probably captured here playing 'Warsawa', the show opener, on a synthesiser positioned off centre stage.

£275.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Baal poster.

DAVID BOWIE - BAAL, 1981 (broadcast 1982)

Original RCA promo poster, 28"x19"

Very scarce original poster for RCA's final Bowie release, the Baal EP, on which Bowie's singing rose to magisterial heights. Recorded at Hansa by the Wall the previous September, the recordings marked the end of an era, a farewell both to Berlin and the end of his association with RCA.

£285.00 conservation framed.


thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Scary Monsters in-store mobile.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original RCA promo mobile display, c.31"x16"
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

Delightful and very sought after original in-store display mobile. Pierrot was an occasional recurring character for Bowie, from his mine days to the video for 'Be My Wife'. The rarity of this mobile is added to by its fragility.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Baal poster.

DAVID BOWIE - LODGER, 1979

Original RCA promo mobile display, 28"x13"
Photography by Duffy, design Derek Boshier and David Bowie.

The striking image of Bowie and the album's title were influenced by Roman Polanski's sinister psychological thriller 'The Tenant'. Bowie's contorted pose, photographed from above, was achieved through a special supporting skeleton limb table.
Very scarce format in-store mobile, specially framed.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Station to Station in-store counter display.

DAVID BOWIE - STATION TO STATION, 1976

Original in-store standee display 12.5"x12.5"
Photography by Steve Schapiro.

Unusual original US in-store standee display.
Very scarce format in-store mobile, specially framed.

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thumbnail link to three original David Bowie publicity photos The Elephant Man.

DAVID BOWIE - THE ELEPHANT MAN, 1980

Three original 10"x8" press photographs.
Photographs by Ron Scherl (1) and Susan Cook (2).

Three fine original publicity photographs, each with detailed summary and credits on verso.

In preparation for the role, Bowie visited the Merrick collection at the Royal London hospital, where he examined the original card model church made by Joseph Merrick.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Scary Monsters large in-store card display.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original in-store card poster display, 48"x23.5"
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

Edward Bell features the cover figures from Bowie's last three albums, erased over, moving ruthlessly on from the recent past.
The coming decade was to bring Bowie unprecedented global fame and fortune, but 'Scary Monsters' was the last great album of a dazzling creative run.

This very scarce in-store card display is on an impressive large format.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Scary Monsters large RCA in-store display, yellow version.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original in-store poster, 48"x23.5"
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

Yellow variation on this impressive large scale in-store display poster.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Scary Monsters large RCA in-store display, blue version.

DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original in-store poster, 48"x23.5"
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

This blue variation is scarce.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 1983 Italian film front of house posters.

ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS, 1983


Original Italian photobusta 27"x19"

Filmed by D.A. Pennebaker during the famous July 3, 1973 final concert of the "Ziggy Stardust" tour, technical problems delayed the film's release until 1983.
Some of these Italian front of house posters feature Bowie as contemporary in 1983 along with ones from '73.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Heroes LP cover photo promo still.

DAVID BOWIE - EXCLUSIVELY ON RCA, 1977

Original RCA 10"x8" promo photograph.
Photography by Masayoshi Sukita.

In 1972 Sukita's portfolio sufficiently impressed Bowie manager Tony DeFries and photographer Mick Rock for them to arrange a portrait session with Bowie. 40 years later Masayoshi Sukita remains Bowie's trusted, longest serving chronicler.

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thumbnail link to original Andrew Kent photo Bowie on stage Isolar II Tour.

DAVID BOWIE - ISOLAR II TOUR, 1978

Original 10"x8" photograph.
Photograph by Andrew Kent (photographer's credit stamp on verso).

Andrew Kent, one of the doyens of rock photography, had a fine eye for Bowie as a subject, travelling with him on the first Isolar Tour (Station To Station) in 1976 and again in 1978. Bowie's sailor costume was designed by his friend Natasha Kornilof.

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thumbnail link to original Ron Scherl portrait photo Bowie the Elephant Man.

DAVID BOWIE - THE ELEPHANT MAN, 1980

Original 10"x8" photograph.
Photograph by Ron Scherl.

Bowie's startling versatility was never more emphatically demonstrated than by his triumphant stage debut as John Merrick in 'The Elephant Man'. Ron Scherl took production photographs of the Broadway run at the Booth Theatre.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Helden single master sleeve celluloid.

DAVID BOWIE - HEROES/HELDEN, 1977

Original celluloid master films, 27"x16"

Two original RCA celluloid films (one pictured) for manufacture of the picture sleeve of the German language single of 'Heroes'. One single film for black, the other (pictured and framed) with three images for CMY.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Station To Station RCA poster.

DAVID BOWIE - STATION TO STATION, 1976

Original RCA Records poster, 27 1/4"x22"
Photography by Steve Schapiro.

Station To Station was a key transition in Bowie's career, as he began to absorb the influence of the new German sound. The use of Expressionist cinema-inspired lighting around the concept of the Thin White Duke lead Bowie to change the original colour cover to stark black and white.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA Heroes in-store card display.

DAVID BOWIE - HEROES, 1977

Original RCA Records in-store card display, 17"x17"
Photography by Masayoshi Sukita.

Scarce original smaller size in-store standee.

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DAVID BOWIE - EXCLUSIVELY ON RCA, 1976

Original RCA photograph 10"x8"
Photography by Tom Kelley.

Annotated with dated press cutting on verso, including stamped date Feb 3 1976 "David Bowie and his band perform tonight at the Seattle Center Coliseum..The show will open with Salvador Dali's 1929 film, "The Adalusian Dog""

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thumbnail link to original RCA UK David Bowie poster Station To Station withdrawn cover colour image.

DAVID BOWIE - STATION TO STATION, 1976

Original RCA Records poster, 30"x20"
Photography by Steve Schapiro.

Scarce original British poster with the rare initially proposed colour cover image, changed by Bowie to the cropped and centered black and white image.
Note: Fakes of the colour lp sleeve have been in circulation. Some flat proofs were made and survive but no actual sleeves.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Associated Press photograph The Elephant Man.

DAVID BOWIE - THE ELEPHANT MAN, 1980

Original 10"x8" photograph.

Superb original Associated Press photograph, with date stamp and detailed press text on verso on Bowie's imminent Broadway debut, titled "The Search For Change".

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DAVID BOWIE - CHANGESONEBOWIE, 1976

Original RCA poster 28"x22"
Photograph by Tom Kelley.

Tom Kelley photographed Marilyn Monroe's famous 1953 nude shot.
Kelley's years as a Hollywood photographer is strongly reflected in the classic style of his 1975 Bowie portraits.

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thumbnail link to original Steve Schapiro David Bowie photograph.

DAVID BOWIE - by STEVE SCHAPIRO, c.1976

Original photograph16.5" x 12.5"
Photograph by Steve Schapiro.

Original photograph, formerly in the collection of EMI.

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DAVID BOWIE - YOUNG AMERICANS, 1975

Original U.S. in-store promo poster, 31"x11"
Photograph by Steve Schapiro.

Very scarce in-store poster for the album that gave Bowie his first U.S. no.1 single with the acerbic 'Fame'.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie US Diamond Dogs tour and album promo poster.

DAVID BOWIE - DIAMOND DOGS, 1974

Original RCA Records US promo and concert poster, 41"x27"
Artwork by Guy Peellaert.

Very scarce RCA advance poster, advertising both the album's release and the accompanying tour. The album was toured only in North America.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie US RCA Heroes promo poster.

DAVID BOWIE - HEROES, 1977

Original 1978 RCA Records promo and concert poster, 26"x22"
Photography by Masayoshi Sukita.

Bowie's interest in German Expressionism and the culture of Weimar took in the work of artist Erich Heckel. Heckel's 1917 (link:) painting and woodcut of the character 'Roquairol' directly influenced the cover of 'Heroes' and Iggy Pop's 'The Idiot'.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Lodger press kit.

DAVID BOWIE - LODGER, 1979

Original RCA press kit.

Contains eight page biographical overview, along with two portrait photographs, one possibly by Bruce Weber, and an Omega watch card.

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DAVID BOWIE - FASHIONS, 1982

Original RCA Records mobile display, 40"x17"

'Fashions' was a 1982 limited edition UK RCA release of 21 tracks on ten 7" picture discs.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie RCA UK Stage promo poster.

DAVID BOWIE - STAGE, 1978

Original RCA UK promo poster, 40"x30"

The album captured performances on the Isolar II world tour, which showcased music from Low and Heroes in impressive style, along with tracks from the Ziggy Stardust era.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie David Live promo poster.

DAVID BOWIE - DAVID LIVE, 1974

Original RCA Mainman poster, 29"x22"

The album was recorded on the first leg of the US Diamond Dogs tour, though the cover and poster shot shows Bowie moving into his soul look.

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DAVID BOWIE - BAAL, 1981 (broadcast 1982)

Original BBC Picture Publicity photograph, 8"x6"

Bowie proved to be a natural fit for Alan Clarke's bold adaptation of 'Baal', Berthold Brecht's first full length play (1918).

The play and the fine recording of its songs at Hansa Studio 2 with Tony Visconti marked Bowie's farewell to Berlin, the city that had rescued and rejuvenated him.
Very scarce original BBC press photo with detailed text on verso.

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DAVID BOWIE - YOUNG AMERICANS, 1975

Original photograph, 10"x8"
Photography by Eric Stephen Jacobs.

Toni Basil had choreographed 1974's Diamond Dogs tour. Her image on the cover of Sept '74's After Dark magazine inspired Bowie to commission the photographer Eric Stephen Jacobs to shoot and airbrush the cover image for Young Americans.

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DAVID BOWIE - JAPAN, 1980

Original RCA Japan poster, 28 3/4" x 20 1/4"

Wonderful image taken in Japan in 1980, when Bowie filmed an advertisment for Takara Shochu "Jun" (Sake).
The same shot was used on the sleeve of the rare 1980 single 'Crystal Japan', an instrumental released in Japan and used in the advertisment.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie 1977 RCA press still.

DAVID BOWIE - 1977

Original RCA Records press still, 10"x8"

Original RCA press photo with interesting annotations and mark-up.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Diamond Dogs card stock in-store display.

DAVID BOWIE - DIAMOND DOGS, 1974

Original RCA Mainman in-store standee, 38"x25"
Artwork by Guy Peellaert.

Very scarce large original in-store card stock display/standee, with Guy Peellaert's famous Bowie as dog-man artwork and previous album releases below.

Vintage card displays were never made in large numbers and rarely survive.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Aladdin Sane RCA poster.

DAVID BOWIE - ALADDIN SANE, 1973

Original RCA Records poster, 24.5"x19.5".
Photography by Brian Duffy, design by Celia Philo and Duffy.

Pierre Laroche, who also did the makeup for the film 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show', had drawn a small 'flash' tattoo, but it was Duffy himself who then took one of Laroche's lipsticks and drew the full flash across David's face. Duffy, along with Terence Donovan and David Bailey, made up what Terry O'Neil called 'the holy trinity' of fashion photography in Britain in the late 50's and 1960s.

The photograph's airbrushing and the silver teardrop were by Philip Castle, designer of the posters for 'A Clockwork Orange'.

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DAVID BOWIE - HEROES, 1977

Original RCA Records in-store standee, 41"x41".
Photography by Masayoshi Sukita.

Dramatic large size in-store standee.

Very scarce.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Elephant Man stage poster.

DAVID BOWIE - THE ELEPHANT MAN, 1980

Original New York theatre poster, 21.5"x13 3/4", with original programme.

Bowie took over the role of Merrick in July 1980, in Denver, Chicago and New York, where the run ended in January 1981. In a highly acclaimed performance, Bowie's mime training assisted greatly in conveying Merrick's deformities through bodily contortion (the production eschewed prosthetics of any kind).

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DAVID BOWIE - SPACE ODDITY, 1972

Original RCA/CKLG Radio music chart poster, 22"x17".

Bowie's original UK breakthrough hit was rereleased in America and Canada in November 1972 following the success of Ziggy Stardust.

Intriguing poster by or for Vancouver's top pop radio station CKLG 73 AM Radio.

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thumbnail link to original David Bowie Rik Walton 1978 Stage tour photo.

DAVID BOWIE, 1978

Original photograph, 10"x8".
Photograph by Rik Walton.

Original photograph from the 1978 Isolar II tour (often referred to as the 'Stage' tour). Note the ever-present cigarette.

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DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original RCA U.S. poster, 27"x15".

Original photograph from the 1978 Isolar II tour (often referred to as the 'Stage' tour). Note the ever-present cigarette.

£225.00 conservation framed.


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DAVID BOWIE - WITHDRAWN EMI IN-STORE PROMO POSTER SET, 1990

Eight posters, with facsimile Bowie signatures, each 11 3/4" x 8.5".

This set was intended for a major promotion by EMI of Bowie's back catalogue, but the planned campaign was pulled when attention turned to the release of Ryko's Sound and Vision box set and the eponymous world tour.

£650.00 conservation framed.


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DAVID BOWIE - EXCLUSIVELY ON RCA, 1976

Original RCA photograph 10"x8".
Photography by Tom Kelley.

Tom Kelley was a Hollywood photographer who brought his classic 1930's style to a 1975 photoshoot with Bowie (including the cover shot for the album Changesonebowie).
Tom Kelley also shot the famous nude calendar session with Marilyn Monroe.

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DAVID BOWIE - THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD, 1970

Original RCA poster, 22"x17".
Photography by Tom Kelley.

Tom Kelley was a Hollywood photographer who brought his classic 1930's style to a 1975 photoshoot with Bowie (including the cover shot for the album Changesonebowie).
Tom Kelley also shot the famous nude calendar session with Marilyn Monroe.

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DAVID BOWIE - SCARY MONSTERS, 1980

Original U.S. in-store display flat, 25"x12.5"
Art and design by Edward Bell, photography by Duffy.

Unusual double size in-store display double flat (some minute staple holes from store display), with final sleeve details.

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