Alla Sizova toe shoes, Leningrad, 1983
Contributed by Maine State Museum
Alla Sizova, prima ballerina of the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad, gave these autographed toe shoes to Samantha Smith of Manchester after a ballet performance during Smith's visit to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Soviet leader Yuri Andropov.
Smith had written to the Soviet leader and expressed her concerns about nuclear war.
- Title: Alla Sizova toe shoes, Leningrad, 1983
- Creation Date: 1983
- Subject Date: 1983
- Town: Leningrad
- Media: Silk, wood
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine State Museum
83 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Sizova, Alla, (1939-)--Associated objects
Children and peace
Smith, Samantha, 1972-1985--Friends & associates
Smith, Samantha, 1972-1985--Travel
Andropov, Yuri Vladimirovich, 1914-1984--Correspondence
Sizova, Alla, (1939-)--Autographs
Smith, Samantha, 1972-1985--Correspondence
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