13 April - 31 May 1962
Stu Sutcliffe's art studio loft
Astrid Kirchherr's home
Eimsbütteler Str. 45a
Hamburg, Germany
Photographer: Astrid Kirchherr
© K&K/Kirchherr

These photos were taken in Astrid's studio loft shortly after The Beatles arrived in Hamburg which might narrow the date a bit.

Two letters from Astrid to Stuart's mother,
Millie, in May 1962 can be read - here


John was keen to have his photo taken with him standing in the same place as Stu was standing in an earlier photo taken by Astrid.