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Wednesday, 15 June 2022

The Ballets

The Ballets

 

Le Beau Danube: four images. Photos by Hugh P. Hall. Hugh P. Hall collection of photographs, 1938–1940, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Guys Carriages  

Constantin Guys: a typical example of his work: A carriage in London, 1848–56. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Massine Hussar  IMG 1265 b danube 1952  IMG 1269 hussar b danube

Massine in Le Beau Danube, 1933. Private collection; Poul Gnatt (Borovansky Ballet artist), Le Beau Danube, 1952. Edward Pask collection; Preserved Hussar costume. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Photos by Hugh P. Hall. Hugh P. Hall collection of photographs, 1938–1940, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

 

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Graduation Ball, The Australian Ballet, 1990, with Fiona Tonkin as Pigtails. Photo by Don McMurdo. Don McMurdo personal archive collection, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Published in The Ballets Russes
Wednesday, 15 June 2022

The Personalities

The PersonalitiesColonel de Basil (far left) and members of the Original Ballet Russe meeting Edouard Borovansky and his students and dancers, 1940.
Photo by S. Alston Pearl, Melbourne. Geoffrey Ingram archive of Australian ballet, National Library of Australia, Canberra.

 

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Vladimir and Elizabeth Polunin, with Alex Bray, working on a back-cloth for an earlier ballet. Private collection.

 

 

Published in The Ballets Russes