Bronislava Nijinska Collection
The collection of notable dancer, choreographer and teacher Bronislava Nijinska (1891-1972) contains a diverse variety of materials documenting dance and the arts in the twentieth century. Available here are over 200 collection items, including manuscripts, books, diaries, choreographic notebooks, correspondence, moving image materials, music scores, photographs, posters, programs, set and costume designs, and scrapbooks. Photograph of Bronislava Nijinska, graduation picture, 1908. Music Division, Library...
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Collection Description (Performing Arts Encyclopedia) collection description Performing Arts Encyclopedia special presentation: Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev at the Library of Congress Library of Congress online exhibition: Serge Diaghilev and His World: A Centennial Celebration of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, 1909–1929 Nijinska, Bronislava. Bronislava Nijinska: Early Memoirs / translated and edited by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson ; with an introd. and in consultation with...
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The Polish Ballet
Poster. 1 poster : 20 x 12.5 in. | Covent Garden; London, England (Venue). December 1938 - January 1939 (Date).
Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 12.25 x 9.5 in. | Costume design for (Bronislava) Nijinska in Jazz (Content). 1925 (Date).
Balet Polski 
Poster. 1 poster : 19.75 x 13.75 in. | Teatr Wielki-Opera; Warsaw, Poland (Venue). 1938 (Date).
Poster. 1 poster : 23.5 x 17.25 in. | Galas Lyriques: Feodor Chaliapine et les Ballets Russes (Content). Théâtre des Champs-Elysées; Paris, France (Venue). 1933-1934 (Date).
Le Baiser de la Fée 
Watercolor. 1 watercolor : 18.75 x 12.25 in. | Costume design for Fée in Le Baiser de la Fée (Content). 1934 (Date). (White tutu, large stars near hem, white veil, wand) (Content).
Night on Bald Mountain 
Costume Design. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 11.75 x 9.5 in. | Costume design for (Bronislava) Nijinska in Night on Bald Mountain (Content). 1925 (Date).
Pictures at an Exhibition 
Drawing. 7 drawings on 2 pieces : pencil, red and blue pencil, pen; Left: 8.5 x 5.5 in.; Right: 8.5 x 5.5 in. | Choreographic diagrams for Pictures at an Exhibition (Content). 1944 (Date).