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Jake Chessum

Jake Chessum grew up in Croydon, South London. After studying Graphic Design at Central Saint Martin's School of Art he started working as a photographer.

He was a regular contributor to The Face magazine throughout the 90s, capturing images of stars such as Beck, The Beastie Boys, Aaliyah, Quentin Tarantino, Tori Amos and Ice Cube near the start of their careers. Jake was part of a wave of British photographers who made an impact in New York at this time and he moved to the city permanently in 1999.

In his 30 year career Jake Chessum has worked for an impressive mix of editorial and advertising companies from all over the world and his clients include Apple TV+, IBM, Pentagram, T-Mobile, Levis, HSBC, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, HBO amongst many others. His subjects have included David Bowie, Heath Ledger, Robin Williams, Nicole Kidman, Elisabeth Moss, Kirk Douglas, Barack Obama, Rupert Murdoch, Snoop Dogg, Bill Murray, Robert De Niro, Jay Z, Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Martin Scorcese, amongst many, many others. He has published two books: The New York Look Book, in conjunction with New York Magazine. The best selling book chronicled stylish New Yorkers captured on the street, and a self-published title: Rubbish, which depicts discarded items on the street.

"I think the dream for me, is that you want to take a picture of someone that somehow defines them."- Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse sat at the table in a Primrose Hill cafe in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse captured in a Primrose Hill cafe during a photo shoot with Jake Chessum in February 2004.

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Amy Winehouse sat on a bench in a North London laundrette in 2004 photograpghed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Stunning image of Amy Winehouse taken in a North London launderette during a photo shoot in winter 2004.

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Amy Winehouse wearing a blue dress photographed by Jake Chessum in Primrose Hill in 2004

Amy Winehouse

February 2004, Amy Winehouse is captured in a launderette in Primrose Hill by Jake Chessum

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Amy Winehouse sitting in a North London laundrette in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Candid black & white photograph of Amy Winehouse taken in Camden, London in February 2004

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Amy Winehouse wearing a parka at Primrose Hill in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse all wrapped up on a freezing day on Primrose Hill in February 2004.

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Amy Winehouse lying on the sofa on her flat  in Camden Town in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse at home in her flat in Camden Town in February 2004

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Amy Winehouse smoking a cigarette at Primrose Hill in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse photographed by Jake Chessum in her favourite greasy spoon in Primrose Hill in 2004

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Amy Winehouse contact sheet of a 2004 shoot in North London, photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Contact sheet of beautiful photographs of Amy Winehouse taken by Jake Chessum in February 2004

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Amy Winehouse outside Bluston's clothes store in Chalk Farm 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse captured during a photoshoot with Jake Chessum in North London early in 2004

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Amy Winehouse in Kentish Town with her guitar in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Jake Chessum photographed Amy Winehouse alongside a baby blue guitar in the iconic Blustons store in Kentish Town in February 2004

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Amy Winehouse at an amusement arcade in Kentish Town in 2004 photographed by Jake Chessum

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse photographed in an amusement arcade in Kentish Town in February 2004.

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Photographic Contact sheet of Amy Winehouse in a laundrette in Primrose Hill, 2004

Amy Winehouse

Contact sheet of intimate images of Amy Winehouse taken by photographer Jake Chessum at a laundrette in London in the spring of 2004.

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Beastie Boys (BB0YS002JAKE)

Beastie Boys

Contact sheet of photographs of the Beastie Boys taken by Jake Chessum in April 1994.

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Beastie Boys (BBOYS001JAKE)

Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys captured during a photo shoot for The Face Magazine taken in Los Angeles in Mike D's backyard in April 1994.

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David Bowie (DB001JAKE)

David Bowie

David Bowie captured during a photo shoot for Tatler magazine in Fulham, London in May 1995

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David Bowie (DB002JAKE)

David Bowie

Beautiful candid, natural shot of David Bowie taken by Jake Chessum in London in winter 1995.

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Radiohead (RD001JAKE)

Radiohead

Thom Yorke photographed for an interview with Spin Magazine at the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia in May 2006

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Radiohead (RD002JAKE)

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke captured in one of the coridors of the Tower Theatre, Philadelphia whilst promoting his solo album 'The Eraser' in 2006

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Radiohead (RD003JAKE)

Radiohead

Radiohead's Thom Yorke photographed in Philadelphia by Jake Chessum for Spin Magazine in 2006 whilst promoting his solo album 'The Eraser'.

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Soundgarden (SOUND001JAKE)

Soundgarden

Chris Cornell from Soundgarden captured in Toronto, Canada in September 2011.

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Featured Prints

U2 (UT007DC)

U2

U2 on top of a hotel roof in Cork, Ireland on a cold February morning in 1980

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Jam, The (JA006MAGO)

The Jam

Contact sheet of The Jam's photo shoot for the cover of their debut album 'In The City'

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David Bowie (DB001POST)

David Bowie

Exclusive David Bowie print specially created by The Postman for Rockarchive, based on a photograph taken by Dave Hogan at Live Aid in 1985

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Clash, The (CL002SSHE)

The Clash

The Clash on stage at the the first large scale Rock Against Racism/Anti Nazi League carnival at Victoria Park, April 1978.

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Adam Ant (AANT001JF)

Adam Ant

Adam Ant photographed by Jill Furmanovsky during a cover shoot for The Face magazine in February 1981

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Jimi Hendrix (JH001BW)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix after performing on Lulu's TV show in London in January 1969

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Featured Artists

Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Blondie is a American rock band founded by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein that pioneered the New York new wave & punk scenes of the 1970s.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

A unique collection of images of Pink Floyd, one of the worlds most successful and influential rock bands.

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Rolling Stones, The

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band who were in the vanguard of the British music Invasion that became popular in the US in 1964–65.

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Amy Winehouse onstage at the V Festival in 2008, photograph taken by photographer Mark Mawston

Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968 & considered one of the most innovative & influential rock bands in history.

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Oasis

Oasis

Oasis was an English rock music band formed in Manchester in 1991, to date the band has sold over 70 million records worldwide.

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Featured Collections

***New Arrivals***

***New Arrivals***

Here are the very latest prints we have added to our collection. We hope you love them as much as we do.

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Alternative artwork by Storm Thorgerson for Pink Floyd's Division Bell

Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

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Morgan Howell Print Collection

Morgan Howell Print Collection

Artist Morgan Howell's paintings of record sleeves have become cult classics. We are delighted to introduce a range of his affordable prints

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Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky Collection

Jill Furmanovsky is one of the greatest ever rock & roll photographers with a huge archive of iconic shots of the world's best music artists

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Contact Sheets Print Collection

Contact Sheets Print Collection

Our contact sheet print collection is a rare opportunity to look back at the hidden moments surrounding some of rocks most iconic images.

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Jake Chessum

Jake Chessum

During his 30 year career Jake Chessum has shot defining images of musicians such as Amy Winehouse, Jay Z, The Beastie Boys & David Bowie.

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