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Title
A peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner
Names
Parisot, Mlle, fl. 1795-1806 (creator)
Fores, S. W.
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Place: London
Publisher: S. W. Fores, no. 50 Piccadilly
Date Issued: May 7, 1796
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Par C 1
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Par C 1
Topics
Ballet -- England -- 18th century
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Signed lower left: I. Cruikshank.
A corner of the opera house, Mlle Parisot poised on right toe while she leans forward, both arms extended, her left leg extended horizontally toward the audience. Those in the pit are peering under her skirt. In the front row of the pit sit (l. to r.) the Duke of Queensberry peering through an opera-glass, R. B. Sheridan and Charles Fox; William Pitt standing. Among the heads behind are Burke on the extreme right and Bedford next to him.
Physical Description
Engraving (col.),
Extent: Image 24 x 37.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145899
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2edc2630-18c6-0131-9adf-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. May 7, 1796. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0eaba0f0-d70e-0132-8961-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0eaba0f0-d70e-0132-8961-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (May 7, 1796). A peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0eaba0f0-d70e-0132-8961-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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A peep at the Parisot with Q in the corner