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Black and white photographic negatives of Les Ballets de Paris production of 'Les Demoiselles de la nuit' (1949)

Collection: Frank Sharman Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/SHA/3/009
Date: 1 February 1949
Date notes: Prints undated; date derived through research
Level: File
Extent: 11 negative strips, consisting of 60 frames
Scope and content: Roland Petit choreographed this work for Les Ballets de Paris in 1948 to music by Jean Françaix, libretto by Jean Anouilh, and designs by Léonor Fini. Featured dancers are Petit as The Poet and Colette Marchand as Agathe, The White Cat. One frame on these strips depicts 'L'Oeuf à la coque'.
Creator: Frank Sharman
Copyright: Images © Royal Opera House Collections
Condition: Good. 
Publication note: One image from these negatives appeared in 'Ballet Annual' 1950 (no. 4), p24.