Alonso, Alicia. (1920-2019)
Photograph taken following her return from Mexico
Original photograph of the Cuban ballerina taken immediately after disembarking a Cubana de Aviacion airplane. A typed caption to verso, translated from the Spanish, reads "Alicia Alonso arrives at the Rancho Boyeros airport after the triumph of the Ballet Cubano in Mexico," and a handwritten label dates the photograph to May 1968. Alonso can be seen just to right of center, laden with bouquets. Wear to edges, surface crease to left margin, crease to lower right corner, else in fine condition. 10 x 7 inches (25.4 x 17.8 cm.).