Beatles Fan Recreates John Lennon's Vintage Poster


Sometimes, the best way to recreate something from the past is to adapt the age-old traditional methods used to make the original. Case in point: a Beatles fan’s rewarding quest to recreate John Lennon’s vintage poster. The Beatles fan in you must be curious, so find out more after the jump!

First photo: John Lennon with his poster; Second photo: Peter Dean with his finished recreated poster.

“In 1967, John Lennon walked into an antique shop and bought a Victorian circus poster that inspired him to write the song ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite,’ for Sgt. Pepper,” Beatles fanatic Peter Dean tells us as he begins his amazing quest to obtain a copy of Lennon’s poster for his own wall. Peter, not wanting to settle with the poor copies available, decided to recreate it himself from scratch.

We don’t want to spoil the interesting parts of the story, so we might as well let Peter tell you his story through the clip below:

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