Photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov in various ballet roles at the Kirov Theatre

Administrative / Biographical History

Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov (1948-) was a Soviet ballet dancer, who claimed political asylum in the United States in 1974 and began a new international career as a dancer and choreographer. The photographer is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Christina Lodder, November 1991

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm