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The Castle gavotte: described by Mr. Castle

Collection Data

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.
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
Castle, Vernon, 1887-1918
Castle, Irene, 1893-1969
Ballroom dancing -- Study and teaching
Foxtrot (Dance)
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Directions for the dance.
Content: Large format clippings
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
Physical Description
Extent: Photographic reproductions and text (4 p.) : black and white, some color-enhanced ; 35 cm.
Photomechanical prints
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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