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Dancershoes (book)

Identifier: D002.01.0004.0050.00007


Publicity photos for the book ''Dancershoes:'' Helgi Tomasson of the New York City Ballet in a rehearsal studio and a close-up photograph of his dancing shoes.


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1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains photographs collected by curator Glenn Giffin.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Typed on front of photographic print: ''''It's possible to borrow tights, costumes, or make-up, but never ballet slippers. My slippers must fit and belong to my own feet.'' Helgi Tomasson is one of 43 dancers who talk about the importace of their ballet shoes in ''Dancershoes,'' by Stephanie Riva Sorine and Daniel S. Sorine. With 86 photos of the dancers and their shoes. Published by Knopf in hardcover ($15) and paperback ($8.95). Credit: c. Daniel S. Sorine. This photograph may be used or reproduced only in connection with the review of ''Dancershoes,'' published by Knopf.'' Stamped on back of photographic print: ''Library, Colorado Women's College.'' Written on back of photographic print: ''Pic folder Tomasson, Helgi.'' Written on front of folder: ''Action still, studio practice, n.d. credit: Daniel S. Sorine. Pub. photo for ''Dancershoes'' (book).''


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