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In pictures: John Lennon 'unseen'

Image courtesy of Tom Hanley, John Lennon as a boy

An exhibition celebrating the life of John Lennon has opened in London's Proud Gallery. This image of Lennon as a boy was given to photographer Tom Hanley by Lennon's Aunt Mimi.

By David Redfern

The exhibition at the Proud Galleries coincides with the 27th anniversary of Lennon's death.

By David Redfern - Magical Mystery Tour, Plymouth 1967

Lennon is captured here during filming of the Magical Mystery Tour in Plymouth, 1967.

By Tom Hanley - John Lennon, Thoughtful

Photographer Tom Hanley, who worked with the Beatles throughout the 1960s, said: "John was simply fun to be around."

By Polly Moseley, taken in 1970 in the film office and editing studio of Tattooist International

Photographer Polly Moseley met Lennon and wife Yoko Ono while working on his film Give Peace a Chance.

By Tom Hanley - John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Exit

Lennon and wife Yoko Ono pose with an Exit sign above their heads, surrounded by their own memorabilia.

By Tom Hanley - John Lennon, Imagine

This image, in which Lennon is sitting at a piano similar to the one used in the Imagine video, is considered iconic.

By David M. Spindel, taken during the Double Fantasy recording sessions, November 1980

This photograph by David M. Spindel was taken during the Double Fantasy recording sessions in November 1980.

By David M. Spindel

Spindel first met Lennon at the Hit Factory where Lennon was recording Double Fantasy, his album with Yoko Ono, in 1980.

By Jim Marchese

Fans mourn Lennon's death outside the Dakota Building, New York, where he was shot on 8 December 1980.

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