Unknown & Uncredited Images
The following images are potential Morrissey influences, may have been cited or used by him, but have unknown models, artists, photographers etc. If you can identify any - it would really help the Wiki.
Image used as a backdrop in 2012 (source). From an anonymous person:
I found the backdrop online, if anyone was wondering about that. It doesn't say who they are though, and I googled a bit and all I can find about who they are is 'unknown' so there you go. I guess nobody knows.
From the Google Historical-Pictorial group, contributed by member "osvaldo".
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2380893097/ https://www.morrissey-solo.com/media/affectionate-musicians.3885/
2013 tour backdrop during Smiler With Knife. From:
Valued exposure: Fashion
Teenagers wearing cropped trousers known as 'parallels', in the ruins of Smithfield Market in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 4 June 1974.
Photo by Frank Tewkesbury/Evening Standard/Getty Images https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/brooklyn-ny-brooklyn-academy-of-music-jan-11-2013-post-show.126666/
Unknown sailor (suggested to be Robert Austin Atherton Jr.), used circa 2009 as a backdrop.
Forum discussion from around that time regarding said.
Morrissey mimicked the image in a press photo.
Sailors in their dress blues on liberty, 42nd Street, New York City, 1957. Photo by Frank Paulin (source). Used as a backdrop in 2014. The theater marquee features The Strange One, a film Morrissey mentioned in Autobiography.
Pictures of Daily Life in Los Angeles in the 1940s Taken by Max Yavno (source).
Used as a backdrop in (Australia) 2011 & 2014.
Used as a 2017 backdrop.
Thought to be from (or first used by): http://www.theblackbailout.com/ (now defunct)
Some uncertainty remains surrounding the bull fighter pictured. Thought to initially be Álvaro Múnera ("El Pilarico") and then to be Francisco Javier Sánchez Vara.
Used as part of a bullfighting video montage ending with this still from 2017 onwards.
Uncredited war time picture used as a backdrop in 2019.
Uncredited picture used as a backdrop in 2017.
"Mafia" image used as a backdrop (during Let Me Kiss You) in 2017. Photography attributed to Chanchal Jabbal (2013) aka "Jabs"/"JabsInc" and models unknown:
Unknown flamenco dancer, identified by Famous when dead.
Stock photo used as a backdrop in 2022
Detail of a photo titled "Northern soul dancers, mid-1970s" from the gallery "Doc Marten turns 50" (Chronicle Live) used as a drum head in 2014 and also seen in the Kiss Me A Lot video. The photo also appears on an article on Northern Soul - Underground England.
A crop of this image was used on the 2015 Morrissey crew t-shirt:
- Meat Is Murder - various animal cruelty videos. Example: video from Belfast 2015 - Sam Esty Rayner / YouTube.
- Ganglord - various police brutality videos. Example: video from Los Angeles 2017 - Mitch Wight / YouTube.
- Who Will Protect Us From The Police? - various police brutality videos. Example: video from Leeds, 2018 - Blinkyfish / YouTube.
- Munich Air Disaster 1958 - various football videos and crash news footage. Example: video from Calgary, 2019 (at 49:25 mark) - Sam Esty Rayner / YouTube.
- The Bullfighter Dies - various bullfighting videos. Example: video from Calgary, 2019 (at 51:58 mark) - Sam Esty Rayner / YouTube.
"Happiness" drum header circa 2006. Screenshot from video source.
"Pigsty" drum headers and "Tormentor" on gong circa 2006. Screenshot from video source.
"What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?" - text backdrop during Dial-a-Cliché circa 2018. source