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W.F. Stringer collection [picture] / Walter Stringer
Bib ID 3044358
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Stringer, Walter, 1907-2001
 
Online Versions
Description [1940-1992] 
<25> albums (ca. 3,500 photographs) ; album 30.5 x 26.2 cm. 
<27> albums (ca. 15,000 slides) ; 35 mm., mounted. 
22 albums (ca. 8,000 slides and transparencies) ; 35 mm. in strips. 
Summary

The collection documents the performances of major ballet companies in Australia or touring Australia between 1940 and 1992. The companies featured are Ballet Rambert, Borovansky Ballet, Ballets Russes, Bolshoi Ballet Ensemble, Royal Ballet, Australian Ballet, National Theatre Ballet, Victorian Ballet Guild, Victorian Ballet Company and Ballet Victoria. Performances range from the classical ballets such as Nutcracker, Swan lake, Coppelia, Giselle, Le carnaval, Aurora's wedding, Les sylphides to a small number of photographs on Spanish dancing, national dancing and modern dance.

Notes

Condition: Good.

Selected images individually catalogued and digitised.

The collection has been sorted into 4 broad groups of material: the bound albums (Albums 982 to 995); the collection of photographs (Albums 912/1- , and drawer P66-67); the collection of mounted slides (Albums 1016/1- ), and the collection of strips of negatives and transparencies (Album 1070/A-V).

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-146793076

Has Sub-series

Has subcollection: W.F. Stringer collection of dance slides

Has subcollection: W.F. Stringer collection of dance photographs

Has subcollection: Photographs of various dance companies and some personal portraits and landscapes

Has subcollection: The Royal Ballet performing at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne, 1958

Has subcollection: Georgian State Dance Company

Has subcollection: Pupils of Xenia Borovansky in a student performance

Has subcollection: Borovansky Ballet

Has subcollection: Natalia Makarova, guest performer with Ballet Victoria, Palais Theatre, 1975

Has subcollection: Ballet Rambert during its Australian tour 1947-1949

Has subcollection: National Theatre Ballet Company

Has subcollection: Bolshoi Ballet Ensemble, 1959

Has subcollection: W.F. Stringer collection of strips of negatives and transparencies

Subjects Ballets Russes -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Royal Ballet (Great Britain) -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Bolshoi teatr Rossii. Balet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet Rambert -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Georgian State Dance Company -- Performances -- Photographs .  |  Borovansky Ballet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  National Theatre Ballet (St. Kilda. Vic.) -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet Guild (Melbourne, Vic.) -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Victorian Ballet Guild -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Australian Ballet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Victorian Ballet Company -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet Victoria -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Ballet -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.

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Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Album 982-995
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC P554 LOC Album 912/1-295
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC P554 LOC Drawer P66-67
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Album 1070/A-V
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - prior notice required
Call Number: PIC/6558 LOC Cold Store Pic Stri Album 1016/1-100
Status: Available
Details Collect From
PIC Album 1070/A-V Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Album 982-995 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC P554 LOC Album 912/1-295 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC P554 LOC Drawer P66-67 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC/6558 LOC Cold Store Pic Stri Album 1016/1-100 Special Collections Reading Room - prior notice required

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