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|"...CAFE CONCERT CAN-CAN / An exciting
music hall of the Gay Nineties..." in Mexico City. Unused chrome
postcard, round corners as issued, 2 tiny spots on back. $2.00
" Varsovie. Lazienkl. / La salle de bal." rest of caption in Cyrillic, sepia-tone Russian Red Cross showing a ballroom, unused post card, very faint album impressions at the corners, minor corner wear & rounding, couple tiny spots of toning in right border. $12.50
"Ó Thomas Laird / Lama ritual dancer, / Solu-Khumbu, Nepal." unused black & white continental postcard, toning near back edges probably from the printing process. $2.00 nd
"1204. Noce Bretonne. La Gavotte." showing a wedding dance in Brittany, black & white post card with undivided back. $7.50
"2406 - ENTRANCE TO DANCING PAVILION, VENICE, / CALIFORNIA" showing a large crowd, published by Edw. Mitchell, unused, minor wear at one corner. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (cdm)
"3080. 8. Argyll Sword Dance" with bagpiper in view, color on yellowish paper, tape marks & remnants on back, minor edge wear. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 sd
"317V / IT'S TULIP TIME IN HOLLAND EVERY YEAR IN MAY" showing high school Michigan girls practicing Dutch dances, unused chrome post card with 1958 copyright, fairly fresh with good edges. $1.25 m(h)d NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"35 AU PAYS BASQUE - Le Fandango M. D." black & white postcard circa 1908, unused. $6.00
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"3 TYPES D'AUVERGNE. -- La Bourrée. -- LL." two couples dance to a fiddler in a country setting, carte postale in color, mailed 1908 to the United States, soft corners. A beauty that would inspire a fine painting. $7.50 df
"4218 / 2" hand-colored / tinted real photo postcard from Carlton Publishing, showing a couple dancing, a beauty, unused and unique. $6.00
"501. 'Hall of Doges.' Davenport's, Spokane, Wash." Davenport Hotel ballroom interior bedecked with many flowers; color from Boughton-Robins Co, circa 1910, unused, toned back, small corner crease, corner wear & rounding. $4.50 wi(h)d
"5725. SUN DANCE OF THE ACOMA INDIANS / Each year on the 2nd of September is cele- / brated at Acoma the half-pagan, half-Christian / Sista de San Esteban. ..." postcard with July 1953 date written neatly on back, which we do not doubt. $3.00 di(a)n(a)*
"788 -- Le Saut basque" or 'saut de basque' as the dance step is also known as, illustrated on a circa-1920 carte postale with green back, late usage at Soham New Mexico (2 different postal markings), a little toning near the back borders, 2 small water spots in the address area. The turning aspects & the characteristic foot elevation to the knee (foreground) are particularly well conveyed because each dancer is in a different part of the move. Probably a scene from or near Ciboure in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of France. We have seen reproductions of this postcard offered as high as 39 Euros, but why not own the real thing from us for only $7.50. df(c)
"79 A CHIEF KANDYAN DANCER, CEYLON" hand-colored / tinted real photo post card of English manufacture from Ceylon Pictorials, unused, numeral written on back in ink, album marks on back, writing on front (in margin) dates to 1956. $4.25 cd
"A BALLET NIGHT AT HOLLYWOOD BOWL HOLLYWOOD, CAL. 370" real photo postcard mailed 1950. corner crease, surface cracking. $3.50
"Admiralspalast. / Ellen Dallerup / in dem Eisballett 'Flirt in St. Moritz." / 69 / PHOT. WILLINGER BERLIN" exquisitely hand-tinted real photo postcard with numerous paste beads applied, unused, good edges, slight oxidation near the front corners consistent with age. The Admiralspalast is an unusual theater in Berlin, built 1911, which included a large skating rink on which ice ballets & shows were performed. When not in use, the ice rink could be covered over with a wooden floor for dancing. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 s(i)dggnt
"A. FEDOROWA / E. V. EGGERT / RIGA" sepia-tone card (the size of a regular postcard) with photographer's embossed imprint in 2 lines at the bottom as quoted here; showing her en pointe & in costume, undoubtedly circa 1922-1923 to publicize her availability as ballet teacher after she left the Maryinsky Balley for a position as choreographer at the National Riga Opera. Her Russian name is ordinarily transliterated as Alexandra Fedorova. Rare. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 dlp
"AFRICAN LIFE Southern Africa / Typical Zulu kraal / whilst the men rehearse ceremonial dances" also captioned in Afrikaans, postcard mailed from South Africa to Holland in 1985, minor corner wear, interesting. $1.00 da
"Aloha / Let's Hula!" showing 6 dancers, continental postcard in vertical format, map of the islands on back is in color, unused, minor wear at one corner, long internal crease. $0.50 dh
"ARTISTA" dragon with lightning bolt, back has an invitation to dance to the music of Brian Auger & Search Party in a collage of images & lettering in at least 20 fonts, mailed 1981 in San Rafael California. $2.00 od
"Au Pays Basque / Bas-Navarrais / Danseurs Basques de la / Basse-Navarre" black & white postcard, corner crease, light toning on back. $3.00
"B. 116. February. Tordch-dance at feast; bowling hoops. / ... / British Museum" In color, unused post card, soft corners. $2.00
"Baki/Baku // ... // The Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theater" showing the front exterior; unused continental postcard, excellent condition. $2.50 amd
"Balinese dancer" during a performance, shown in vertical format; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 at Holly Michigan, small corner crease, another corner with minor wear, light cancel ink on front. Close-up yields interesting costuming detail. $1.25 id
"Balinese dancers" showing a line of 5 during a performance; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1965 from Rogers City Michigan, good edges. $1.75 id
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"ballet / WESTERN RESERVE / ... / Cinderella / Generously Underwritten by / Michael Morley" unused continental postage-paid advertising card for a Youngstown Ohio performance in 2007, near mint. $1.25 do(y)
Barr's Post Card News. August 22, 2016 (24 pages). Articles on can-can dancing, education, and Belgian backsides. The entire issue: $1.25 pde
"BOLIVIA / DANZA RITUAL AYMARA (LA PAZ) / FOTO: Juan Carlos Rocha / F-126" showing a group of dancers in a circle, unused continental postcard, trivial wear at one corner. $2.00 bd
"Butterfly Dance, / Temu Lilingan" continental postcard from Chandra & Sons, mailed from Indonesia to Spain (150- rate, indistinct cancel), one corner bent & another worn, old price on back may be hard to remove. $1.00 di
"CAFE CONCERT CAN-CAN / El más famoso espectáculo nocturno y el me- / jor restaurante de la cuidad de Mexico" showing 4 views of the interior of the restaurant located on 44 Genova Street, airmailed from Acapulco to New York City, rounded corners as issued. $1.75 m(d)di(r)
"CARNAVAL DE NICE / L. GROSS, Librairie, NICE - No. 6" depicting costumed people dancing in the streets, color art on undivided back post card. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 fd
"ccdc / Artistic Directory Willy Tsao // MASTER / SERIES // City Contemporary Dance Company Presents / AWAKENING / SHOWCASING THE EXQUISITE ARTISTRY OF THE THREE LEADING CHINESE MODERN DANCE COMPANIES" illustrated with a wonderful action photo copyrighted by Ringo Chan, unused continental postcard also with Chinese text, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise excellent condition. Shown. $2.00 hd. Same except tiny corner crease. $1.75 hd
"CHIEF CLOUD / Winnebago Indian / A veteran performer of 40 years at the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial ..." showing him in full regalia, as he performed in dance shows throughout America; unused chrome post card in vertical format, tiny spot near one back corner, otherwise quite fresh. $2.25 id
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"CLUB PARADISE / PROUDLY PRESENTS / T3 / TEEN YOUNG ADULT NIGHT / ... / SATURDAY: JULY 7, 2001" in Sayreville New Jersey, unused continental postcard offering discounted admission to 3 levels of dance floors, near mint. Both sides colorful. (4 available) $1.25 each. nd
"DAGENHAM GIRL PIPERS / 'LOCHASER BROADSWORDS" showing a group of 4 young Scottish women dancing, unused real photo post card with good composition & focus, copyright J. W. Graves, printed in Britain, slight curl to paper. $4.50 sd
"Danse Folklorique / Imouzzer du kandar" in Morocco, real photo postcard with action well-stopped & good contrast, Arabic writing over all the back, slight curl to the paper, tiny bottom corner bend. Hard to find! $8.00 md
"Dance Hall at Toledo Beach, Toledo, Ohio" pictured with 5 young women on a teeter-totter in front for scale, postcard from Valentine & Sons, printed in Great Britain, mailed June 1912 (partial transfer clerk cancel on back), minor corner & edge wear. $6.50 od+
"DANCE PAVILION. 'THE SHADES'. INDIANA'S MOST PICTURESQUE SUMMER RESORT" Frisz published postcard, unused & fresh. $2.50 d*
"Dancer at the Sherpa festival of Mani Rimdu / Tengboché Monastery, Eastern Nepal." unused continental post card, good edges, memorable image. $2.50 nd& NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"Dancing and entertainment nightly in the beau- / tiful POLYNESIAN ROOM..." Unused chrome postcard. $2.00
"Dancing new Poland" showing a large number of costumed dancers in a stadium there, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 in US. $1.75
"DANCING THE TOMBORITO, EL RANCHO GARDEN, / PANAMA, R. P." chrome post card mailed there 1957 (3 different stamps), round corners as issued. $1.50 pd
"DANZA DE LOS VIEJITOS / PATZCUARO, MICH." the dance of the old men during the Festival Cultural de la Muerte in Mexico; unused real photo Papel Kodak postcard, small spot near the top back edge, slight curly to the paper would be no problem in any album. $8.00 m(m)d
"DELAWARE VALLEY SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION / Grand Ballroom..." Unused chrome postcard. $2.50
"Devil Dancers, Ceylon." including 2 drummers, color post card from Plâté, numbered 52 on back, unused, corner wear. $4.75 cd
"Diablada y Morenada danzas típicas / del folklore nacional. / Oruro - Bolivia / Fotografias: Edgar Dueri" with 2 views of ornately costumed street dancers participating in the Carnival of Oruro, a Bolivian religious festival with ancient roots; unused continental postcard, lightly toned along left back edge. $1.75 bdrp
"Die Obersteirer Alpensänger und Tänzer" showing an Upper Styrian (Austrian) song & dance ensemble, with a guitar, small recorder & a remarkable zither; unused black & white carte postale of Swiss manufacture, pencil annotation on back dates it to 1905, corner crease, heavily toned from album contact. $8.00 mda
"DINING ROOM, VILLAGE BARN, 52 WEST 8TH STREET, NEW YORK CITY" showing many patrons, square dancing in progress & readable signs; linen advertising postcard, dates to 1948. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 ndi(r)
"DJIBOUTI" showing a line of native sword dancers, unused continental post card, copyrighted, one edge with a little wear, otherwise interesting & fairly fresh. $1.50 dd
"ELEANOR POWELL // METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER / PICTURES" sepia-tone portrait of the American movie actress & dance, shown with a reproduced example of her signature; unused real photo post card produced in Great Britain, light spotty toning on back, slight curl to the paper should straighten out in an album. $8.00 mda
"FEDEROWA" showing a ballet dancer, sepia-tone, no postcard back. light toning on back, light toning on front. $8.00
"Feet toughened by coral and lava allow / Samoan Fire Dancer to smile while performing..." Unused chrome postcard. $2.00
"FO8BJ" black & white Papeete French Polynesia QSL card with image of three dancing girls in grass skirts, used there 1966 by operator Léon Cochet, rough edges as issued, not perfectly rectangular but not trimmed (home-made?). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 fd%
"FOLIES BERGERE" showing a voluptuous young lady with feathers, unused continental post card, numbered 736, round corners as issued. $2.50
"Gebr. Spanjersberg N.V., Rotterdam" uncaptioned with this as only printing on back, young well dressed couple dances amidst confetti on unused continental post card with scalloped borders as issued. $1.00 d
"GEORGE RAFT PARAMOUNT" three--quarter length sepia-tone portrait of the American movie actor & dancer well-dressed in suit, vest & hat; unused real photo postcard manufactured in Great Britain for the Picturegoer Series (No. 1018), light album marks at the back corners, slight curl to the paper will straighten out in an album. $8.00 md
"Greeting from / Salt Lake / The Pavilion, Saltair on Great Salt Lake / Interior of Pavilion, Saltair, on Great Salt Lake, largest dancing floor / in the world, easely(sic) accommodating 1000 couples" post card from the undivided back era, circa 1905, much album toning, a lot of wear along the right front edge. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 u(g)ismd*
"GREETINGS FROM / GHANA" unused multiview postcard showing the Ashanti/Asante Golden Stool, an Adowa dancer & the Manhyia Palace Museum, slightly larger than continental size, published by Majesty Production, very light toning from the production process near the stamp box. $1.50 gd
"GRUSS aus den Bayrischen Alpen" art from H. Metz in sepia-tone showing a couple dancing, mailed 1894 to Baltimore Maryland (2 clear arrival marks), tiny pinholes at top center & bottom center, 3 corners creased (1 twice, none into image). Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 bdgm
"HOME LINES // Life on Board the / M/s Italia 21 600 T" ship interior showing a formal dance in progress, with small orchestra; unused post card with just a little wear at one upper corner, otherwise fresh. $10.00 ds(o)s(h)& NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"HONG KONG BALLET / ... // The Merry / Widow // Money, Romance, Intrigue ... / In association with Le French May" unused continental publicity freecard for May 2007 performances at the Hong Kong Cultural Center, many details on the back in English & Chinese, copyrighted, near mint. $1.50. hdf. Same but tiny corner crease. $1.25 hdf
"'Igqira' - dance of the Transkei witch-doctor and his retinue executed / to the drum's rhythm" also captioned in Afrikaans, unused continental post card, serrated edge from booklet, fresh appearance. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 td
"Interior of Big Pavilion, Saugatuck, Mich. 'Harvest Dance' / Copyrighted 1909, by Fred Limouze." unused postcard published by Parrish and Simonson, numbered A-5927 on back, minor wear near the 2 left front corners, otherwise surprisingly fresh. $9.00 m(s)di
"Japanese Dancing School" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 in US. $1.75 jd
"Jimmy Catheart at Bledsoe Beach - Lake James" showing the band, real photo postcard with high contrast & good focus, mailed at Angola Lake James Rural Station JUL 22 1935. Truly rare: when we searched the Internet we could find no other offers, no recorded sales & no one exhibiting it. The name of the locale is often seen as Bledsoe's Beach Resort, and this would be inside the dance hall that was there. The property was auctioned in mid 2011. Any photograph of this band is rare. The name of this venue is sometimes seen as Beldsoe's Beach. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 i(l)mdi(b)
"JOAN CRAWFORD" American dancer, film & TV actress; sepia-tone photo the size of a regular postcard, back lightly toned from album contact, one corner with minor wear, slight curl to the paper should straighten easily in an album. Older, more elegant appearance than the other shown below. $4.75 tmd
=> Special: Both of the above for $9.25 tmd <=
"Joan Crawford Metro-Goldwyn Mayer" which the American dance, film & TV actress joined in 1925; unused real photo post card from the Picturegoer Series (No. 1113) manufactured in London, album marks at the back corners, good edges, curl to the paper should straighten out in an album. $9.00 mtd
"JOAN CRAWFORD // METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER / PICTURES" Mayer" which the American dance, film & TV actress joined in 1925; unused art photo postcard in color, including an example of her signature; unused real photograph printed in Great Britain, long vertical crease through the center of the image, album marks at the back corners, noticeable wear at 2 corners, curl to the paper should straighten out in an album. $3.50 mtd
=> Special: All 3 of the above for $16.25 mtd <=
"JOHANNESBURG JSPC 26 / Chopi pianos and tribal dancers at Witwatersrand / gold mine / Chopi-klaviere en -stamdansers in 'n goudmyn-arena" unused continental postcard with paper browning evenly on the back. From the Vachopi region of Mozambique, the instrument has wooden & metal keys. $5.00 dsmm
"King Island Dancers PHOTO BY MEL ANDERSON" unused continental Alaska Joe postcard with scalloped edges as issued, excellent condition. During limited winter daylight, these dances took place in a communal house to pass the time & to recount ancient tales. By 1970 all King Islanders had moved to the mainland, but their traditions are kept alive. $2.50 a(k)di NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"Kristina Isabelle / Solo Works / Columbus Dance Theatre / Jan. 19-21, 2006" appearing with Jeff Fouch & Jessica McKelvey, unused continental publicity postcard in near-mint condition, full color both sides. $1.50 do(c) NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"Les 2 as du groupe lauréat des danses tahiti - / ennes 1966; Claire et Joël. / The 2 crack-dancers of the winning group 1966 / for Tahitian dances: Claire and Joël." from a photo by Afo Gaiu, distributed by Sincere, unused, tiny corner bend, pencil writing in stamp box will probably erase well. $2.25 fdp
"MATIJA JAMA (1872-1947) / Kolo, okoli 1935 / Kolo, about 1935 / ... / National Gallery, Ljubljana" painting showing girls dancing in a circle, continental postcard with writing on back & a gallery handstamp, numbered S-7204 on back, small corner crease. $1.50 sda
"Milano - Interno Teatro Scala" showing a ballet in progress, sepia-tone post card, unused. $2.00
"Miss Anna Held's Teddy Bears / in 'The Parisian Model'" sepia-tone postcard published by Withe, numbered 397 A, corner wear & rounding, most unusual! $10.00
"Morris dance at / Maidenstone, England" including an accordionist, dancers & audience; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 from Sheffield Illinois. $2.00 ed
"MY SWEETIE CALLS ME 'MUSTARD',-'CAUSE WHEN WE / DANCE, I'M ALL OVER HER DOGS" linen postcard with art showing ballroom dance scene, made in USA, trivial wear at one corner. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 cd
"Nepal's devil dancer" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 19 62 at Vandyne Wisconsin. $2.25 ndd
"No. 701 / Qashqai nomads, Eqlid, Fars" showing women doing a scarf dance, unused continental post card, near mint. $2.00 id
"Olentangy Park, Columbus, Ohio" with a dance in progress, postcard mailed at Columbus JUN 24 1913 to Mrs. Will Downing in Condit Ohio by her cousin Mabell to convey family news, a few tiny speckles of cancel ink in the front sky, minor corner & edge wear, stamp removed, back lightly toned. $7.50 o(c)gda
"Orsa / Axel Eliassons Konstforlag, Stockholm No 2106" showing a group of people dancing in a ring outside some houses, unused color brefkort, mild corner wear & rounding, back paper browning with age. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 sd
"OSU dance / ... / dance on camera / selections of documentary and experimental works from the / 2008 Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival" featuring a photo of dancer Aureyl Pitts taken by Stephanie Matthews, unused continental postcard in near-mint condition. $1.50 do(c)c(o)
"POUSSIN (Nicolas). -- The Dance of the Seasons / 46 LL. WALLACE COLLECTION, LONDON" unused sepia-tone postcard, light album marks show at the corners in the front border area, good edges. In French the painting is known as "La Danse des Saisons; in German, Der Tanz der Jahreszeiten. $2.50 a(p)dm
"Printed in Germany / Imprimé d'Allemagne" uncaptioned with this as only printing on back, young couple dancing disco style on continental postcards. Three different from the Netherlands, one mailed there. Three for $3.00 d
"Ringelreihen." showing a man with peg-leg cranking a music box while small children dance. signed art in color on an undivided back post card, unused, minor corner wear. $17.50 ad
"Ris-k / HU-LA-LA / DANCER" fold-out working mechanical card revealing a bare-breasted hula dancer in grass skit that wiggles when you pull the tab slowly, art depicts appreciative servicemen. Front shows suggestive silhouette of a woman. Size when folded is that of a regular-size postcard. Not mailed or written on; mild edge wear. $7.00 dhs
"SCENES FROM 'CAN-CAN' / New York's Most Exciting Musical" unused black & white advertising carte postale for the Shubert Theater, with detailed ticket pricing information; 2 corner creases (one tiny) & 2 short internal creases are not conspicuous. Postcard also quotes reviews in the Mirror, Jour.-Amer. & Life Magazine on back. Given out by ushers at the theater, as explained in the stamp box. The musical premiered on Broadway there in May 1953, was choreographed by Michael Kidd, and starred Gwen Verdon as Claudine. $15.00 mnd
See also Mideastern dance & costuming.
"Shepherd dance of Gujars / hardy mountaineers of Kashmir" Well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 in US. $2.00
"Skansen. Folkdans." Undivided back postcard, fresh color, two small numerals written on back. $4.75
"Square dance at Eureka Springs, Ark." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 from Benson Illinois, short internal crease from the top edge. $2.00 (ad)
"Stamping Feet Raise Clouds of Dust / Beating Rhythms of the Shark Dance" showing a Tiwi death dance in Northern Territory Australia; well-done, home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 at Greenland Michigan. $2.00 ndi
"Tari Pendet, Bali / Pendet Dance, Bali" showing a Indonesian woman dancer with small basket, unused continental post card with scalloped edges as issued, fresh appearance. A dance of worship. $2.00 wdi
"Tari Kecak dalam cerita Subali & Sugriwa di Teges, Bali / The Kecak dance in the story of Subali & Sugriwa " continental post card mailed from Indonesia to the Netherlands, two tape remnants on back, scalloped edges as issued, low-contrast / grayish. $1.00 di
"Ten year old / Balinese dancer" during a performance, shown close-up in vertical format, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 at Perry Michigan, corner crease hard to see from the front. $1.75 id
"THE CAIRN BALL ROOM, HARROGATE." In Yorkshire England, real photo postcard showing a few people within, British Manufacture, unused, fresh appearance. $2.50 ed
"The Casino, Nags, Head, N. C." showing a corner view of its exterior, black & white postcard dating to 1951, trivial wear at 2 corners. Once claimed 'the South's largest and / most beautiful ballroom'. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 nsd**!*
"The Classical dances, / Bangkok, Thailand." showing 2 young women kneeling while dancing in traditional costumes, post card with writing on back dating to 1958 visitors on the ship MV Eastern Saga, one corner badly creased, the other corners with minor wear. Dark colors but still appealing. $2.25 td
"The Heart of / Old Ireland" art showing a couple dancing within an embossed postcard decorated with many shamrocks, back heavily toned, small thins affect one back border, noticeable corner & edge wear, two small holes neatly punched at the top center. As is. $2.00 sid
Largest Dance Floor on Lake Erie. "The largest Dance Floor on Lake Erie, Cedar Point, O." post card made in Germany for publisher Alexander Manufacturing, mailed SEP 19 1908 at Sandusky Ohio to Mrs. Lulu Jordan in Marietta Ohio, noticeable corner wear, slight cancel ink smear on back. $6.00 o(c)ds
"TAHITI / Coucher de Soleil sur Moorea / Danseurs d'Otea" unused continental Mexichrome post card from a photo by Marc Labaysse, small upper corner bends, scalloped edges as issued, back paper starting to show age, trivial wear at a bottom corner. $2.00 fpd
"The Ramayana Ballet." Continental postcard mailed in Indonesia in 1994, stamp removed, scalloped edges as issued, minor wear to corners. $1.00 d
"The / Witch's / Dance" witch with broom dances with a happy black cat & 2 pumpkin men; extensively embossed Halloween Series 980 postcard mailed 1909 in East Liberty Ohio (to Earl Green there), tiny corner crease not into the image, otherwise surprisingly fresh. We have seen blog posts about this card, offers to sell its reproduction as a greeting card or postage stamp, and much more on the web. But why not own the real thing? $27.00 hdf
"TIBETAN DANCERS" color post card from Nestor Gianaclis, printed in Germany, unused & fresh appearance. $7.50
Two uncaptioned postcards showing the same pair of young women can-can dancers. The first in monochromatic blue shows one holding the other upside-down, undivided back, writing on back, toned back, minor corner & edge wear. The other in black & white showing them dancing in a manner so as to show off their shapely legs, mailed 1907, corner crease, corner & edge wear, toned back. Both for $15.00 d
(Uncaptioned) black & white continental post card showing a jitterbugging couple watched by many people, one edge worn considerably. $1.00
(Uncaptioned) Color painting of flamenco dancers, not attributed or signed, postcard in vertical format, corner wear & rounding. $2.00
"Union of South Africa" showing several natives dancing, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 in US. (2 different) $1.75 each. sd
"UNION OIL COMPANY'S / Natural Color Scenes of the West / OLD CALIFORNIA dances again during Santa Barbara's Fes- / tival " in California, early chrome postcard with dull color, unused, mild corner & edge wear. $1.25 cd
"WALTZ / ME around again Willie / I am in a whirl" art showing 2 elegantly attired bears at a dance, postcard mailed 1908, brownish paper, 2 tiny nicks in upper edge. $7.00
"W. Beattie & CO. Haka, at Carved House, Rotorua. Auckland, N.Z." post card with undivided back mailed there 27 FE 06 (clear cancel ties 1-penny stamp) to Chicago Illinois, mild corner rounding, tiny brown spot in lower left front obscures nothing. This warcry / challenge dance is performed by the New Zealand rugby team before all its matches. Seldom offered. $25.00 ndis-n
"Wuppertaler Tanztheater--PINA BAUSCH / 'Kontakthof', 1978" black & white continental post card autographed by original cast member OSU Prof. John Griffin, corner crease. Location is Columbus Ohio. $2.50 od
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DANCER POST CARDS
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For troupes, please see the section above.
This section is for named dancers.
See the next section for postcard scans & photo scans of dancers.
MAX WALDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY
"BALLET REHEARSAL" postcard with 5 women dancers, reminiscent of Degas. (2 different) $3.00 each d
"SUZANNE FARRELL AND PETER MARTINS: AFTERNOON OF A FAUN" exquisite. Both postcards for $6.00 total. ^d
"... Ukrainian Balletmaster / Vasile Avramenko" also captioned in Cyrillic, black & white post card with mild corner wear, very light toning on the back. A talented man, Avramenko also taught folk dancing & produced motion pictures in the 1920's & 1930's. Shown left. And another pose, same costume but more dramatic, sepia-tone, heavier toning on back, corner crease. Shown right. Both sold but still available for scholarly study & research as enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scans in .jpg format. $2.00 each, or both for $3.75. udnm
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OTHER NAMED DANCERS
8-1 / 2" x 11" poster for Gusi Giodano Jazzdance Chicago performance January 13, 1994 at Otterbein College in Ohio. Attractive. $1.00 dp
"H 142 - ILLUSTRATEURS / 'Fred Astaire' / par Agraph" continental postcard mailed 1994. $2.50
"HET NATIONALE BALLET. ALANDRIA RADIUS." continental postcard from a color photo by Jorge Fatauros, unused, 2 serrated edges as issued, old price on back may not come off well. $1.75 dp
"HET NATIONALE BALLET. JEANETTE VONDERSAAR" black & white continental post card from a photo by Jorge Fatauros, unused, 2 serrated edges as issued, lightly toned along top front edge. $1.25 dp
"HET NATIONALE BALLET / HENNY JURRIËNS EN ALEXANDRA RADIUS" black & white continental postcard from a photo by Jorge Fatauros, unused, 2 serrated edges as issued, lightly toned along top front edge. $1.25 dp
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DANCER" Vol. 7 #11 (August 1986), 32 pages including covers, articles on nutrition,
beauty, hair care & exercise. Many interesting advertisements. $2.50
"MIDDLE EASTERN DANCER" Vol. 10 #9 (June 1989), 32 pages including covers, articles on street dancing & cosmetic surgery. Many interesting advertisements. $2.50
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MIDEASTERN DANCER POSTCARD SCANS
& MIDEASTERN COSTUMING PHOTO SCANS
Scans of items that have already sold
or that are not for sale in their original form.
1906 date. Available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50
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