Tamara Toumanova by Gordon Anthony

Swan Lake - Bolshoi Ballet, 1953

thedailyballet:

Mia Slavenska.

Photo by Maurice Seymour.

sovushka-en-pointe:

Galina Ulanova as Odette

Les Sylphides by Theyre Lee-Elliott, c. 1940s

Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev rehearsing for Marguerite and Armand, 1963

The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

Ida Rubinstein by Georges Tribout, 1910

Jean Babilée in costume as the Joker in Jeu de Cartes, 1946

Photo by Brassaï.

Nijinsky by George Barbier, 1913

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