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A French family.

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A French family.

Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827) (Artist)
Alken, Samuel (fl. 1780-1798) (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792-11-05
Place Term: London
Publisher: Publ. by S. W. Fores, no. 3 Piccadilly
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Row T C 1
Social dancing -- 18th century
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Aquatints -- Hand-colored
Content : T. Rowlandson delin., S. Alken fecit.

Content: Two couples dancing in a shabby room; man in foreground wearing wig and tattered shirt, his partner wearing plumed headdress. Man seated at left striking tambourine; dogs dancing. Man seated at right playing fiddle; barefoot child standing in third position, lifting nightshirt.
Physical Description
Extent: Aquatint, colored, 32.5 x 43.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY737063533-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12148952
UUID: cfca2a20-c6f4-012f-f30e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1756: Creator Born
  • 1792: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A French family." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1792-11-05. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1096-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A French family." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1096-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1792-11-05). A French family. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1096-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A French family.