Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker'



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Photographic postcard of the ballerina Olga
Preobrajenskaya (1871-1962) as the Sugarplum Fairy
& the danseur Nikolai Legat (1869-1937) as Prince Coqueluche
in the Imperial Ballet's original production of the choreographers
Marius Petipa (1818-1910) & Lev Ivanov (1834–1901)
& the composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's (1840-93)
ballet 'The Nutcracker', 1892
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Konstantin Ivanov's original sketch for the set of The Nutcracker (1892)

Konstantin Ivanov's original sketch for
the set of 'The Nutcracker', 1892
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Ivan Vsevolozhsky's original costume sketch
for 'The Nutcracker', 1892
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from wikipedia
Sergei Legat, as the Nutcracker; an unidentified child as a
gingerbread soldier; and Stanislava Belinskaya as Clara
in Vsevolozhsky's costumes for the Ivanov-Petipa/Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker. St. Petersburg, 1892
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Konstantin Ivanov's original sketch for the
set of The Nutcracker, Act II, 1892
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From left to right: Stanislava Belinskaya as Clara,
Lydia Rubtsova as Marianna and Vassily Stukolkin as Fritz,
in the original production of 'The Nutcracker'. Imperial
Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, 1892
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Ivan Vsevolozhsky's original costume designs for
Mother Gigogne and her Polichinelle children, 1892
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