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Object Name: Pin-back button
Date: ca. 1948 -1965
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Description: Circular pin-back button with black background and white and grey text around outer edge: "I CAN’T LIVE ON LOVE ALONE/ NYC OPERA/ CITY CENTER/ NYC BALLET"; in center, black and white photo of ballerina in black leotard.
Credit Line: Gift of Joan Jakobson
Object Number: 2013.25.33
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The New York City Opera Company, founded in 1943, and the New York City Ballet Company, founded in 1948, were both resident companies at the New York City Center on West 55th Street until their moves to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in 1966.