Costume and set designs, 1940-1966.


Armistead, Horace. Costume and set designs, 1940-1966.

Costume and set designs, 1940-1966.

A collection of costume and set designs by Armistead for various plays, ballets, and operas, including the original productions of Menotti's The Consul, Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, and Balanchine's 1953 production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Designs for several Loeb Drama Center productions are also included. Related printed material and four letters from Stravinsky supplement the designs.

273 designs, 4 letters (3.3 linear ft.)

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Stravinsky, Igor (person)

Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

Armistead, Horace (person)

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Harvary University. Loeb Drama Center. (corporateBody)

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