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Title: Theatre objects collected by Floy Angel Nan Symon (part of MSS 0038)
Issue Date: 1936
Description: Inkwell. Tortoiseshell and metal. Formerly owned by pantomime comedian and theatrical producer, Joseph Thomas Holt, commonly known as Bland Holt. 2. Ballet Shoes (Owned and signed by Anne Heaton, a prominent ballet dancer in England in the mid 1900s who worked with both the Ninette de Valois dance company and the Theatre Ballet Company and eventually became the one of the leading dramatic dancers with the Royal Ballet. 2 silk dresses, The dresses belonged to Angel Symon's niece, Perdita Eldridge, who wore them to the Adelaide premiere of the Ballet Russes at the Theatre Royal in 1936. Perdita's adoptive mother, Angel's sister (Elizabeth) Margaret Symon sponsored the Ballet Russes tour to Adelaide. (Stored separately in oversize box in SR) Chocolate Box. Nestle brand, blue with pink and yellow flowers painted on. Given to Perdita by Ballet Russes impresario, Colonel Wassily de Basil during the Adelaide premiere.
Call number: MSS 0038
Description (link): https://www.adelaide.edu.au/library/special/mss/symon_f/
Appears in Collections:Theatre Realia Collection

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Theatre Realia_Eldridge Dress1_1.JPGPerdita Eldrige Dress3.98 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Eldridge Dress2_1.JPGPerdita Eldrige Dress3.95 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Ballet Slippers_2.JPGAnne Heaton's Ballet Slippers5.52 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Ballet Slippers_3.JPGAnne Heaton's Ballet Slippers5.5 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Bland Holt Inkwell_1.JPGBland Holt's Inkwell1.68 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Bland Holt Inkwell_2.JPGBland Holt's Inkwell4.45 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Choc Box_1.JPGNestle Chocolate Box given to Perdita5 MBJPEGThumbnail
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Theatre Realia_Choc Box_2 small.JPGNestle Chocolate Box given to Perdita3.04 MBJPEGThumbnail
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