Antique Memes

Wanderings through university and library image collections; etchings, leaflets, prints, lithographs, relics of yore. Items digitized from before the digital age. Let's remember what we forgot. Lest we forget.

ANTIQUE - collectible old item: a collectible decorative or household object that is valued because of its age, the style, traditions, and qualities of ancient times, old and often valuable, of interest to collectors

MEME - a cultural characteristic passed down through generations: any characteristic of a culture, e.g. its language, that can be transmitted from one generation to the next in a way analogous to the transmission of genetic information

Image Title

:  Aszatka.

Creator

: Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich, 1879-1973 — Costume designer

Published Date

: [1926]

Medium

: Gouaches

Item Physical Description

: Gouache, 35.5 x 25.2 cm.

Notes

: Costume (two views) for a Nubian girl in Mordkin’s ballet for the Mikhail Mordkin Russian Ballet (Company). 

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