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Ruthanna Boris, Lew Christensen, Charles Laskey in "Pocahantas"

Artist:
George Platt Lynes (American, East Orange, New Jersey 1907–1955 New York)
Date:
1936, printed ca. 1953
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
33.6 x 26.6 cm. (13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1110.11
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of George Platt Lynes
Not on view
Inscription: printed on label affixed to mount, recto, LC: "RUTHANNA BORIS - LEW CHRISTENSEN - CHARLES LASKEY in// 'POCAHANTAS' (Carter - Christensen - Free) 1936"; in green ink, verso, C: "page 17"
Lincoln Kirstein

New-York Historical Society. "Dance in the City: Fifty Years of the New York City Ballet," April 30, 1999–August 15, 1999.

Specially printed by Lynes as part of a group of 54 prints for Kirstein's office. "Pocahantas" was a Ballet Caravan production whcih premiered August 17, 1936 at the Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH
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