George Platt Lynes photographs
Photographs by the American photographer George Platt Lynes.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Photographs of fashion models and American Ballet dancers, portraits of W. H. Auden, George Balanchine, Paul Cadmus, Alexandra Danilova, Oskar Kokoschka, and self-portraits.
Biographical / Historical
Lynes worked in New York as a fashion photographer for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar and took photographs for Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine of the dancers and productions of the American Ballet. He also staged and photographed a series of male nudes.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Frederich R. Koch.
- Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955. George Platt Lynes photographs, 1935-1953: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
- EAD ID
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