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The Ballet Russes in Australia 1936-1940 [picture] / National Library of Australia
Bib ID 6002232
Format PicturePicture
Description Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2009 
1 poster : col. ; 60 x 42 cm. 
Summary

Colour lithographic poster advertising an exhibition of material related to the Ballet Russes, an extraordinary dance company that dazzled Australian audiences during three tours from 1936 to 1940. The exhibition held from 9 April 2009 to 31 January 2010, celebrates the centenary of the debut of the inaugural Ballets Russes (1909–1929). The poster background is beige, with the blue and red caption above an artwork of a dancer, in blue, brown and black tones.

Notes

Caption title.

"From 9 April 2009, National Library of Australia ... free exhibition"--At foot of poster.

"Unknown artist. The Russian Ballet. The Women's City Club of Saint Paul (detail) 1934 Manuscripts Collection, MS2376/6/79"--At side of artwork.

Subjects Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil -- Posters.  |  National Library of Australia -- Exhibitions -- Posters.  |  Ballet companies -- Australia -- History -- Posters.  |  Dance posters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.  |  Dance posters, Australian.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia
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