Past Images of the Month - February 2019

< Return to previous page

Mona Inglesby as Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978). Mona Kimberley – her stage name at this time – in the first performance Bar aux Folies-Bergère,  15 May 1934. The Ballet Club.  A programme from 1933 showing the ballets performed since 1930, in a number of which Mona appeared. Second page of the 1934 programme. Mathilde Kschessinskaya  (Princess Romanovskaya-Krasinskaya) (1872-1971) was prima ballerina assoluta of the Imperial Ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. Mathilde Kschessinskaya. Mathilde Kschessinskaya. Nicholas Legat (1869-1937) teaching in his London studio at Colet Gardens. Lydia Sokolova (1896-1974) (Hilda Munnings). Lyubov Egorova  (1880-1972). Alexander Bisset Collection. Programme for Le Mariage d’Aurore, 24 June 1939.  Mona Inglesby is the only dancer using her English name though she wasn't the only English dancer! Programme for Francesca da Rimini,  8 July 1839. Michel Fokine (1880-1942) shown in The Sleeping Beauty at the Mariinsky Theatre. Michel Fokine.  This 1939 Season celebrated his 50 years with the Russian Ballet. Michel Fokine in The Sleeping Beauty.