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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1891

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    Related Resources - Bronislava Nijinska Collection - Digital Collections 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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    Rights and Access - Bronislava Nijinska Collection - Digital Collections The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as holders of publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or ...
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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).
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    Jazz [1] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 12.25 x 9.5 in. | Costume design for (Bronislava) Nijinska in Jazz (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Jazz [2] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 12.25 x 9.25 in. | Costume design for (Eugene) Lapitsky in Jazz (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Le Guignol [1] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 12.25 x 9.75 in. | Costume design for Hairdresser in Le Guignol (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue [1] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 12.5 x 9.75 in. | Costume design for Aviator in The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Holy Etudes [1] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, watercolor ; 12.5 x 9.5 in. | Costume design for Men in Holy Etudes (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Le Guignol [2] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil ; 10.75 x 8.5 in. | Costume sketches for Le Guignol (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Le Guignol [3] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil ; 7.5 x 6 in. | Design for make-up for Soldiers in Le Guignol (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Les Noces Drawing. 1 drawing : pen, ink, India ink(?) ; Top: 6.5 x 8.25 in. ; Bottom: 5.5 x 8.25 in. | Choreographic diagrams for Les Noces (Content). n.d. (Date).
    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava

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  • Book
    Ida Rubinstein Ballet [1] Poster. 1 poster : 15 x 10.5 in. | Teatro alla Scala; Milan, Italy (Venue). February 1929 (Date).
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    Balet Polski [1] Poster. 1 poster : 19.75 x 13.75 in. | Teatr Wielki-Opera; Warsaw, Poland (Venue). 1938 (Date).
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    Ballets Russes 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).
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    Le Baiser de la Fée [1] 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).
    • Contributor: Zack, Léon
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    Night on Bald Mountain [1] 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).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Pictures at an Exhibition [1] 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).

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    Olga Spessiva Poster. 1 poster : 19.75 x 14.75 in. | The London Coliseum Charing Cross; London, England (Venue). April 1930 (Date).
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    Les Biches [1] Poster. 1 poster : 19.5 x 6.75 in. | Teatro dell'Opera; Rome, Italy (Venue). May - June 1969 (Date).

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    The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue [2] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, gouache ; 11.75 x 9.75 in. | Costume design for Porters in The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    Saison Nijinsky [1] Poster. 1 poster : 11.75 x 6.5 in. | The Palace Theatre; London, England (Venue). 1914 (Date).

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    Holy Etudes [2] Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, watercolor ; 12.5 x 9.5 in. | Costume design for Women in Holy Etudes (Content). 1925 (Date).
    • Contributor: Exter, Alexandra

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    La Légende de Cracovie Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil, watercolor ; 12.5 x 8.5 in. | Costume design for La Légende de Cracovie (Content). 1937 (Date).
    • Contributor: Roszkowska, Teresa

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    Les Tentations de la Bergère ou l'Amour Vainqueur [1] Costume Design. 1 watercolor : 15 x 11.75 in. | Costume design for Shepherdess in Les Tentations de la Bergère ou l'Amour Vainqueur (Content). 1923 (Date).
    • Contributor: Gris, Juan

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