National Library of Australia

We’re delighted to be able to increase our reading room services and opening hours. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
W.F. Stringer collection of strips of negatives and transparencies [picture] / Walter Stringer
Bib ID 3257086
Format PicturePicture
Author
Stringer, Walter, 1907-2001
 
Description [1940-1992] 
ca. 4550 negatives ; 35 mm., in strips of various length. 
ca. 3450 transparencies ; 35 mm., in strips of various length. 
Series

W.F. Stringer collection.

Summary

A collection of negatives and transparencies, in strips of various length, contained in 22 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, Borovanksy Ballet, National Theatre Ballet, the Ballet Guild, Dance Company (NSW), the West Australian Ballet and Sydney Dance Company. Visiting companies include the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet, Georgian State Dance Company, Nederlands Dans Theatre, New York City Ballet, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet Rambert and the Kirov 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

Part of the W.F. Stringer collection.

Sub-series of

Main collection: W.F. Stringer collection

Subjects Australian Ballet -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Ballerinas -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Ballet -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Dance -- Photographs.
Occupation Ballet dancers.  |  Dancers.  |  Choreographers.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.


     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room - prior notice required
    Call Number: PIC/6558 LOC Cold store PIC STRI Album 1016/1-100
    Status: Available
     
    Collect from: Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply.
    Call Number: PIC Folder 1016/1-32 LOC Nitrate Store PIC STRI
    Status: Available
    Details Collect From
    PIC/6558 LOC Cold store PIC STRI Album 1016/1-100 Special Collections Reading Room - prior notice required
    PIC Folder 1016/1-32 LOC Nitrate Store PIC STRI Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply.

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.