Inscription: printed on label affixed to mount, recto LC: "HUGH LAING and NORA KAYE in 'LILAC GARDEN' (Chausson -// Tudor - Armistead 1951"; inscribed in pencil, verso UC: "Laing// Kaye Lilac Garden"
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. Premiere of this ballet by ABT in January 1940 - this photograph depicts the 1951 version, a new production at the City Center first performed November 30.