The name of the greatest ballerina Anna Pavlova is known not only among people interested in ballet, but also people far from this art. Her stunning miniature Dying Swan brought the ballerina worldwide recognition, love and glory.
But not many people know that this fragile woman was also a talented gardener. And she just loved animals, kept them in large numbers herself and did not miss the opportunity to take pictures with them.
In 1912, having moved from Russia to England for political reasons, she and her husband Viktor Dandre bought and equipped a huge mansion in Hempstead, which was called Ivy House (Ivy House). Continue reading