Miscellaneous ballet photographs and illustrations

Scope and Content

Various unidentified and miscellaneous photographs relating to Sadler’s Wells Ballet (possibly including some relating to Sadler’s Wells Theatre Ballet and other ballet companies. Some of the photographs include: Photographs of various unidentified ballet performances Two colour photographs (small transparency, large transparency and print of each photograph) of a ballet performance. Robert Helpmann and Moira Shearer at a charity fete at Ivy House (Pavlova’s home) Robert Helpmann and others outside a house Ballet dancers including Robert Helpmann drinking tea Robert Helpmann in dressing room preparing for performance Robert Helpmann and Constant Lambert in dressing room Constant Lambert, Ninette de Valois and Robert Helpmann in dressing room Pearl Argyll and Robert Helpmann Dancers (in rehearsal room?) including Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann William Walton, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann Copy of costume design ‘The Wanderer’ [Mathilde Kschessinska] with June Brae and Doris May at a ballet rehearsal, [1935] (see also ‘Ballet 1938-40’ album S/SWT/… for related photographs) Performance dated 27 January 1938 Margot Fonteyn and Sir Frederick Ashton, 1984 Ninette de Valois taking a rehearsal in 1940