Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
[Elise Reiman, Charles Laskey, and William Dollar in "Transcendence," choreography by George Balanchine, costumes by Franklin Watkins]
1935
gelatin silver print
Elise Reiman
William Dollar
Charles Laskey
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.
Gift of Robert Tracy, Class of 1977
probably photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
1986.257
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, center: Elise Reiman [encircled in green pencil
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, center: Charles Laskey / William Dollar (Black)
Handwritten in blue ink, paper verso, center: Transcendence / Photo: George Platt Lynes
Handwritten in black, paper verso, lower center: Courtesy Dance Collection
Handwritten in red ink, paper verso, lower center: A [encircled and crossed through] B
Handwritten in blue pencil, paper verso, upper center: 49 to 42 / [horizontal line] / 49 to 27 / } DP [“DP” underlined] CIANO
Handwritten in blue pencil, paper verso, upper right: 86 / 55 [“55” crossed through in black ink]
Stamped in red ink, paper verso, center left, sideways: FOR PERMISSION ( $ FEES) TO FURTHER / REPRODUCE FOR PUBLICATION, PLEASE WRITE: / ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF ROOM 513 / PERFORMING ARTS RESEARCH CENTER / THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AT LINCOLN CENTER / 111 AMSTERDAM AVENUE / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10023
Stamped in red ink, paper verso, center left, sideways: THIS MATERIAL MAY BE / PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT / LAW (TITLE 17, U.S. CODE)
Handwritten, paper verso, lower left: 105 [encircled]

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Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.