Rewind·Posted on Apr 10, 2014Gorgeous Vintage Photographs Of Ballet DancersOn pointe!by Macey J ForondaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Hulton Archive / Getty Images Ida Rubinstein, 1915. Baron / Getty Images Margot Fonteyn, 1939. Sasha / Getty Images Lubov Tchernicheva, Alice Nikitina, Alexandra Danilova, Felia Doubrovska, and Serge Lifar during a production of Apollon Musagetes, 1928. Baron/Hulton Archive / Getty Images June Brae and Robert Helpmann in Dante Sonata at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 1939. Baron / Getty Images Dancers of the Festival Ballet performing Etudes, 1955. James Abbe / Getty Images Anna Pavlova, 1920. Sasha / Getty Images Alice Nikitina and Serge Lifar performing La Chatte, 1927. Sasha / Getty Images Vera Nemchinova and Anton Dolin in a production of Revolution at the Coliseum in London, 1928. Joan Craven/Evening Standard / Getty Images Alexandra Danilova, 1925. Baron / Getty Images A scene from the ballet Protee, 1938. James Abbe / Getty Images Anna Pavlova surrounded by her ballet shoes in her dressing room at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, 1927. Fred Ramage/Keystone Features / Getty Images A performance in London, 1943. Sasha / Getty Images Cynthia Maugham at the Arts Theatre in London, 1928. Hulton Archive / Getty Images Madame Lubovska teaching students from the National American Ballet School, 1924. Sasha / Getty Images Vera Nemchinova and Anton Dolin in Rhapsody in Blue, 1928. Sasha / Getty Images Anna Ludmilla and a fellow dancer in Intimate Revue, 1930. James Abbe / Getty Images Anna Pavlova in Autumn Leaves, 1920. Baron / Getty Images A performance of Giselle at Drury Lane in London, 1937. Baron/Hulton Archive / Getty Images Tanaquil Le Clercq in Bourree Fantasque, 1950. Hulton Archive / Getty Images A scene from the film Melba, 1953. Baron / Getty Images Marjorie Tallchief and George Skibine of the New York City Ballet in Concerto Barocco, 1948. Serge Berton/BIPs / Getty Images Christianne Gaulthier, 1955. Baron / Getty Images Tamara Toumanova in Swan Lake, 1948. Fred Morley / Getty Images Members of the Harlequin Ballet rehearsing a Spanish dance, 1960. James Abbe / Getty Images Anna Pavlova and a fellow dancer, 1920. Leonard Burt/Central Press / Getty Images Mikhail Baryshnikov and Alla Sizova rehearsing for a performance of Coppelia, 1970. Baron / Getty Images Nora Kaye and Nicholas Magallanes in The Cage, 1951.