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Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement

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Title
Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement
Names
Roussin, Antoine, 1819-1894 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Rou A Dan 2
Topics
Dance, Black
Antislavery movements -- France -- Influence
Réunion -- History
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: lithog. A. Roussin.
Content: Caption beneath image: le 20 Décembre 1848. Abolition de l'esclavage.
On recto, center: Album de la Réunion. Lower right, beneath image: Ile de la Réunion.
Source note: Possibly from Album de l'île de la Réunion : recueil de dessins par A. Roussin, accompagné d'un texte historique et descriptif par une société de savants et de gens de lettres.
Acquisition: lot #105.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; image 15 x 24 cm., on sheet 23 x 30 cm.
Description
Image depicts crowds of people (black and white) gathered together, engaged in dance and celebration, on a field near a government building on the island of Réunion. Revellers play instruments and gather in circles to dance to celebrate the abolition of slavery. A harbor containing several masted ships can be viewed in the background.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 228069015
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16843840
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa867c00-02f7-0133-2e4c-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22f87c30-02fa-0133-ea4f-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22f87c30-02fa-0133-ea4f-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1869). Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22f87c30-02fa-0133-ea4f-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Danse des noirs sur la place du gouvernement