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A Gala Evening of Music and Ballet

Poster
1950 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Typographical poster for A Gala Evening of Music and Ballet, in aid of of the Radium Institute and the Mount Vernon Hospital for Cancer, Royal Albert Hall, 1950.

The evening, produced by T.C. Fairbairn, featured tenor Alfred Piccaver (1884-1958) and ballerina Alicia Markova (1910-2004).


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleA Gala Evening of Music and Ballet (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Printed paper
Brief description
Typographical poster for A Gala Evening of Music and Ballet, featuring Alfred Piccaver and Alicia Markova, Royal Albert Hall, 1950
Physical description
Typographical poster for A Gala Evening of Music and Ballet, Royal Albert Hall, dated Wednesday, 5 July [n.y.], in aid of the Radium Institute and the Mount Vernon Hospital for Cancer, featuring Alfred Piccaver and Alicia Markova. Printed in black on yellow paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 50.7cm
  • Width: 31.7cm
Marks and inscriptions
Transliteration
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Summary
Typographical poster for A Gala Evening of Music and Ballet, in aid of of the Radium Institute and the Mount Vernon Hospital for Cancer, Royal Albert Hall, 1950.

The evening, produced by T.C. Fairbairn, featured tenor Alfred Piccaver (1884-1958) and ballerina Alicia Markova (1910-2004).
Collection
Accession number
S.145-2018

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Record createdApril 12, 2018
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