Ram Gopal School of Dancing – Advertisement

Series nameRam Gopal: 1960 - 1969
Description

This black and white advertisement was placed in the Dancing Times in 1962 by Ram Gopal for a potential classical dance school in London. The advertisement highlights the different classes Ram Gopal would teach, including Kathak, Kathakali, Tanjore, Kandyan and classes in Yoga and the philosophy of dance. The advertisement is an original page from the magazine. Ram Gopal placed a number of advertisements for the establishment of classical dance schools; however none of these ever came to fruition.

Date of Creation / Publication1962
CreatorThe Dancing Times
Associated Person/ OrganisationGopal, Ram
LocationLondon
Collection and Reference NumberRam Gopal Collection (GB 2661 RGL)
Catalogue NumberRGL/DEC/1960/4
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Ann David, academic researcher and friend of Ram Gopal, and with Pam Cullen, Executor of the Ram Gopal Estate.
Series notesThis grouping showcases several advertisements for Ram Gopal's school of dancing. Photographs and flyers from the 1960s are also featured.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Ram Gopal Collection dates back to 1938 and includes black and white as well as colour photographs, several flyers and extracts from books including Ram Gopal's autobiography. The items also include newspaper articles, images of dance costumes, slides, advertisements and performance programmes.
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