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A Gamba employee: 1966

Henry Grant

A Gamba employee: 1966
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Full image caption

This Gamba employee is adding drawstrings to ballet shoes. Luigi Gamba founded the company in 1903. He had come to Britain from Italy at the age of 14 and worked as a waiter at the Savoy Hotel. He opened a dance shoe shop in Covent Garden that made pointe ballet shoes among others. Gamba designed and supplied ballet shoes to Anna Pavlova and Nijinsky.

Image Details

1966 AD - 1966 AD
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© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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