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Richardena Jackson, 2488

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Richardena Jackson, 2488
Wood, Roger (Photographer)

Photographic negatives of dancers and dance companies


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1944 (Inferred)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEN 95-5483
Katherine Dunham Company
Physical Description
Extent: 6 x 6 cm
Roger Wood, a British photographer, was born in Madras, India, 1920. Starting to photograph ballet in 1944, he soon became one of the best know dance photographers in Great Britain. He has published several books of dance photographs, including Katherine Dunham, her Dancers, Singers, Musicians(Richard Buckle, editor, 1949), The Sadler's Wells Ballet at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden(1951), and The Theatre Ballet of Sadler's Wells in photographs(1952). His interest later turned to archeology and photography and has published works on Egypt, Saudi Arabian antiquities, and Persia. Collection includes negatives of studio, action, travel, informal and portrait prints of dancers, dance companies, theatrical productions, motion pictures, and ballet special events. Arranged alphabetically by dancer's surname or by dance company name. Each dance company is further arranged alphabetically by dance title or dancer's name. Each negative bears a number assigned by the photographer Roger Wood; these numbers correspond to the numbers that appear on the verso of the related print.Portrait of Richardena Jackson in costume for a Katherine Dunham production wearing an off shoulder ruffled top and hair tied up in a ruffled kerchief with the knot in front.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176515
MSS Unit ID: 19623
Archives EAD ID: 598249
Photo Order: 52098
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 59827b00-77ce-0131-c1e3-58d385a7b928
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Item timeline of events

  • 1944: Created
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Richardena Jackson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1944. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5aead060-77ce-0131-e0e3-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Richardena Jackson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5aead060-77ce-0131-e0e3-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1944). Richardena Jackson Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5aead060-77ce-0131-e0e3-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Richardena Jackson