Richard Hell shirt for sale

Shirt with screen print hand-tinted by Richard Hell in 1977.

//Shirt with decorated screen-print on back panel, 1977. Price: £650.//

This Richard Hell shirt – one of 12 produced in 1977 by NY punk photographer Eileen Polk – is currently for sale by UK memorabilia specialists Dig Gallery.

“I picked the image from a photo-session I had done with Eileen,” says Hell. “Then she got on with producing them to be sold in Manic Panic, who also hand-painted each one. ”

Manic Panic was the boutique opened on July 7, 1977 in St Mark’s Place NYC by Tish and Snooky, the sisters who had been singers in the original Blondie line-up and also performed as the Sic F*cks.

More on the shirt, and the opportunity to buy it, here.

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