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W.F. Stringer collection of dance slides [transparency] / Walter Stringer
Bib ID 233258
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [transparency]
Author
Stringer, Walter, 1907-2001
 
Online Versions
Description [1940-1992] 
<27 > v. (ca. 15,000 slides) : col. ; 35 mm. 
Series

W.F. Stringer collection.

Summary

A collection of slides contained in albums featuring works performed by all major resident Australia dance companies and all major overseas dance companies visiting Australia from the 1940s to the 1990s. Australian companies include the Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, Ballet Victoria, Borovanksy Ballet, National Theatre Ballet and Sydney Dance Company. Visiting companies include the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Georgian State Dance Company, Leningrad Maly Ballet, London Festival Ballet, Luisillo Spanish Dance Company, Nederlands Dans Theatre, New York City Ballet, the Royal Ballet, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and Stars of World Ballet. Material relating to the Australian Ballet is the most comprehensive part of the collection and all major productions by and leading dancers of the Australian Ballet are represented. Some of the major Australian artists represented are Robert Helpmann, Marilyn Jones, Garth Welch, Marilyn Rowe, Kelvin Coe, Kathleen Gorham, Graeme Murphy, Janet Vernon, Lucette Aldous and Gary Norman. There are also many slides showing the activities of back stage personnel and dancers with dramatic facial make-up.

Notes

Selected images individually catalogued and digitised.

Part of the W.F. Stringer collection.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-146793182

Sub-series of

Main collection: W.F. Stringer collection

Subjects Sydney Dance Company -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet Victoria -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Australian Ballet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  London's Festival Ballet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Ballerinas -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Ballet -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dance -- Photographs.
Occupation Ballet dancers.  |  Dancers.  |  Choreographers.

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Call Number: PIC/6558 LOC Cold store PIC Stri Album 1016/1-27
Status: Available
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