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Irina Baronova, billboard version, makes a second appearance – in Melbourne

Irina Baronova, Swan Lake, based on a photo by Maurice Seymour, photo © Kate Gorman

First the State Library of New South Wales found a gigantic painting of Irina Baronova tucked away in the archives

Matt Mattox: the Australian years – from Oklahoma! to Song of Norway

Matt Mattox, Oklahoma!, 1949, National Library of Australia, nla.pic-vn3805194

Oh What a Wonderful Mornin’ it was for Rodgers and Hammerstein when Oklahoma! opened in New York in March 1943.