Archivists at Scotland's University of Dundee have found about 500 previously unpublished photographs of the Beatles and plan to display them later this year. Negatives of the photos were among an arc

Archivists at Scotland's University of Dundee have found about 500 previously unpublished photographs of the Beatles and plan to display them later this year. Negatives of the photos were among an archive of 130,000 images given to the university, on Scotland's east coast, by the stepson of Hungarian photojournalist Michael Peto in 1971.

Many of the pictures show the band members relaxing during filming of their second feature film, "Help!" Carol Pope, a university spokeswoman, said archivists found the collection while they were sorting through the files of negatives getting ready to transfer them into a digital format.

"Because the vast collection of Michael Peto negatives was so big, no one had an idea exactly what was in it until now," she said. "It really is a fantastic discovery after all these years. Although it is hard to say how many, most of the images will not have been published before."

A few of the photos have been hung in one of the college's buildings, and others will go on display in Dundee and London.


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