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Equestrian exercises

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810 (Inferred)
Place: Wien
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Equ 1
Horsemen and horsewomen
At upper right: T. LXXI.
At lower left: V.ü.d.K.IIAb.IIITh.
At lower right: M. [Moyen?] âge T. III.
Title devised by cataloger.
Biographical/historical: The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library also holds five other prints bearing the same notations at lower left and right, depicting performances or festivities of various sorts. Although the others are hand-colored, this print may belong to the same group.
Source note: Versuch über das Kostüm der vorzüglichsten Völker des Alterthums, des Mittelalters und der neuern Zeiten / von Robert von Spalart [et al.]
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : etching, engraving?, b&w ; 24 x 35 cm., plate mark 19 x 26 cm.
Depiction of nine horsemen engaged in various warlike exercises. Eight of the horsemen are armed with lances or long swords. The ninth appears to be armed with a firearm, which emits a cloud of smoke. A lone man, whose clothing suggests that he is a servant, is on foot with two weapons in his hands.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825556223
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759860
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54e45c30-ed3c-0133-c149-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Equestrian exercises" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1edb9910-f059-0133-95d1-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Equestrian exercises" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 29, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1edb9910-f059-0133-95d1-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1810). Equestrian exercises Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1edb9910-f059-0133-95d1-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Equestrian exercises