Rare Elvis Presley's photographs on display in London

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London, Dec 9 (ANI): Unseen photographs of King of Rock Elvis Presley have been put on display for the first time in London.

The intimate photographs, taken by legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer, show the young singer aged 21, at his most relaxed and unguarded.

One of the candid pictures show him kissing a girl moments before going on stage in Vancouver, while another shows him shaking his hands dry in a train toilet.he third photograph features the 'Rock n Roll' star reclining on a sofa, opening what appears to be fan mail, reports the Telegraph.

Other images show him rehearsing, sleeping, travelling and relaxing with his family.

The rare pictures were taken on Presley's tour of the United States and Canada in 1956, just as he was on the brink of stardom.

Wertheimer, a photojournalist, was asked by Presley's record label RCA Victor to capture the star for the day.

He was so impressed with Presley's ease in front of the camera that he continued to take pictures afterwards, following him on the tour. (ANI)

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