Object Name: motorcycle jacket (punk)
Place of Creation: Leeds, United Kingdom
Accession Number: 2005.19
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
black leather biker jacket with silver metal studs, painted logos and grafitti. Worn by a Leeds punk rocker who customised it and wore it with black bondage trousers and Doc Marten boots. Used by the biker to drive over to Manchester and congregate at the Ancoats Hotel, deliberately picking fights with the police.