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Title
Eight ballerinas in folk costumes
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850 - 1859 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Eig 1-7
Topics
Ballerinas -- 19th century
Ballet dancers -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Numbering: Printed in margin: 5155.
Funding: Sheet of eight images purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Sheet of eight images Purchase; Dramatis Personae, 2010.
Physical Description
Chromolithographs
Extent: 1 print : chromolithograph, color ;35 x 43 cm.
Extent: 6 prints : chromolithograph, color ;18 x 11 cm. or smaller, five prints on mount 29 x 23 cm. or smaller.
Description
Sheet containing eight individual images, each measuring ca. 16 x 10 cm., separated by faintly printed line borders. They are placed head-to-head in two rows of four images. The eight female dancers, each depicted in an outdoor setting, wear rather generic balleticized versions of European folk costumes, with low-cut necklines, tightly corseted waists, and bell-shaped skirts. Two are portrayed in movement, one swirling a garland, the other a scarf. Also in this collection are cut-out copies of five of the eight figures (including two copies of one figure).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825121948
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759017
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f2f9a80-0108-0135-f2ab-007667f3d8b3
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eight ballerinas in folk costumes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0950cab0-069c-0135-38b9-09bc4d6b23d3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eight ballerinas in folk costumes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0950cab0-069c-0135-38b9-09bc4d6b23d3

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1850 - 1859). Eight ballerinas in folk costumes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0950cab0-069c-0135-38b9-09bc4d6b23d3

Wikipedia Citation

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Eight ballerinas in folk costumes