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Thursday, 11 June 2009

Life With The Lions 2: Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, London, November 1968.









From November 4 until November 25, John and Yoko occupied Room Number 1, Second West Ward. When John's bed was needed, he moved to an inflatable mattress on the floor. Going through a miscarriage, vilified by large sections of the press and public, there is a real sense of isolation in these photographs. Note the pictures on the wall, including the other Beatles' White Album portraits, and John's Christmas card painting. No longer welcome at Montagu Square, within a week they'd be back at Kenwood for the last time.

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