Castle gavotte : described by Mr. Castle

Collection History

Throughout NYPL's research collections, dance images are available for study. Since 1944, a special unit devoted to collecting, preserving, creating and accessing dance documentation has developed into the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center. This particular digital presentation will continue to grow over time, featuring the department's iconographic file of historical prints and photographs of dancers.

Collection Data

Hill, Ira L. (Ira Lawrence) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZRS 79-3926 (Ball-room tap section)
Ballroom dancing -- United States -- 1911-1920
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Directions for the dance.
Content: Large format clippings
Content: Numerous photographs of Irene and Vernon Castle, mostly dancing, clipped from anonymous periodicals and pasted in a scrapbook, further illustrated with text describing or announcing the names of the dances, including the Castle gavotte and the Castle fox trot.
Content: With photographs of each step, especially posed by Mr. and Mrs. Castle--Continuation of printed title.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: photographs by Ira L. Hill.
Physical Description
Extent: Photographs and text : b, some color-enhanced ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807015931-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12193113
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1f1f7f0-c60a-012f-aadc-58d385a7bc34
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