Constance Gladys Ripon scrapbooks concerning Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent4 linear feet (3 volumes)
The albums, which measure 72.5 cm. by 57.2 cm., contain mounted photogravures, pochoir prints, colored lithographs, printed excerpts, and clippings from Ballets Russes souvenir programs, newspapers, magazines, and the following sources:
- Hoppé, E. O. Studies from the Russian Ballet. London, 1913.
- Cocteau, J. and A. Alexandre, The Art of Leon Bakst, London, 1913.
- Barbier, George, Nijinsky, Paris, 1913.
- Barbier, George and Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, Album dedié à Tamar Karsavina, Paris, .
- Kainer, Ludwig, Ballet Russe, Leipzig, 1913.
- Comoedia Illustré
Biographical / Historical
- Album I
- Album II
- Album III
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby Parke Bernet sale, 9 May 1984, lot 94.
- Ripon, Constance Gladys, Marchioness of, 1859-1917, compiler. Constance Gladys Ripon scrapbooks concerning Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, 1909-1914: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- EAD ID
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