Ref NoNM/E/2/7/5
TitleVisit to Greece
Extent1 file
DescriptionEvidence that Madge Atkinson visited the Festival of Greek Dances in Athens in 1925. The file contains reviews of the festival, Atkinson's dance notes, and photographs.

Contents of one envelope:
Newspaper reviews (in English and French) of Ancient Greek Dances in Athens and a handwritten programme 24 May 1925 for a performance at the Stadium in Athens; newspaper reviews 'Danses grecques au Stade from Le Progr├ęs D' Athens, 2 May 1925; 13 postcards with images of Greek artefacts or Greek dancers; letters to Atkinson from the British School of Archaeology.

Envelope of newspaper cuttings relating to dances from around the world, book reviews, Pavlova, Enrico Cecchetti and the Greek Festivals at Delphi.

A small green notebook of Greek Dances with two sepia photographs of a Greek building, lists of dances and whether they are for men or women, dance notes such as National dance, Tratta, Cretan with titles also written in Greek.

Sepia and black and white photographs:
Three of Madge Atkinson in Greek costume; eight of dancers in costume at the Festival - annotated on the verso; four photographs printed on postcards, also of the festival.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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