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La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf

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Title
La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf
Names
Engelmann, G. (Godefroy), 1788-1839 (Lithographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Eng G Dan 1
Topics
Dancers -- Egypt
Dance -- Middle East -- 19th century
tambourines
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: lith. de G. Engelmann.
Numbering: Lower right: Fragonard ft. Upper right: Pl. 71.
Acquisition: lot #105.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Biographical/historical: In Egypt, an almé (almée, almah, or almeh) is a girl who dances or sings professionally.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 27 x 34 cm.
Description
Image depicts female figure dancing outside a temple-like building amongst a group of seated men. She wears a long white garb and scarf and waves a tambourine over her head. The men, dressed in Middle-Eastern attire, partake in drink and play instruments.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 231632671
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16855046
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b77e4a20-f8cf-0132-17cd-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

  • 1788: Creator Born
  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1839: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/24441d80-f8d1-0132-5804-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/24441d80-f8d1-0132-5804-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/24441d80-f8d1-0132-5804-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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La danse de l'Almé à Bénisouëf