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Dancing a cotillion

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Title
Dancing a cotillion
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1790 - 1800 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Dan 3
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- 18th century
Ballroom dancing -- Caricatures and cartoons
Quadrille (Dance)
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : etching, engraving, b&w ; 30 x 55 cm., plate mark 27 x 53 cm.
Labeled in pencil: Dancing a cotillion in 3 strips continued.
Description
Representation of two dancing couples and a lone woman. The exaggerated faces and expressions of the dancers suggest that this print may have been meant as a caricature.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 759167972
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19376138
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63528e30-2971-0133-61a9-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1790: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing a cotillion" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1790 - 1800. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/252db030-2974-0133-f726-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing a cotillion" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/252db030-2974-0133-f726-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1790 - 1800). Dancing a cotillion Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/252db030-2974-0133-f726-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Dancing a cotillion