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Le royaume des fees: quadrille
Emy, Henri (Lithographer)
Lacout, Adolphe (Composer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850 - 1859 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Benoit ainé
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Emy H Roy 1
Fairy plays -- 19th century
Piano music
Sheet music covers
Statement of responsibility: pour le piano par Ad. Lacout ; [illustration signed on stone] Telory.
Caption title.
Numbering: Pl. no. : Ad. L. 1156.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: The theatrical work depicted in this print may be La biche au bois, ou Le royaume des fees, a vaudeville-féerie first performed at the Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin in Paris in 1845, with text by Théodore Cogniard and Hippolyte Cogniard, music by Auguste Pilati, and choreography by Jean Ragaine.
Biographical/historical: Télory was the pseudonym of Henri Emy, a 19th-century French lithographer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 28 x 35 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a scene from a theatrical work. A woman alights from a chariot drawn by large birds, possibly swans. She and her greeters, who include an elderly woman, a white-bearded man, and a dark-skinned man in oriental garb, all carry slender sticks which may be magic wands doubling as canes, possibly identifying them as fairies or other supernatural folk. A fountain plays immediately behind them, while in the sky a woman rides a dragon.
Type of Resource
Still image
Notated music
RLIN/OCLC: 825074404
Publisher's music plate number: Ad. L. 1156 : Benoit ainé
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758232
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f659b10-ed3c-0133-0661-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1850: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Le royaume des fees