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An early lesson of dancing

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Title
An early lesson of dancing
Names
McCleary, fl. 1799-1813 (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1818 (Approximate)
Place: Dublin
Publisher: pub. by McCleary, 39, Nassau St.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD McC C 3
Topics
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Dance teachers
Dogs
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: Engraving, colored, vignette in line border, plate mark: 29.5 x 22.5 cm.
Description
A satire on ballet instruction. The dancing master, at background right, poised on the tips of his pumps, plays the fiddle. His pupil, an obese man with a large head and short legs, points his left toe. He wears a top hat and garters. A dog balances on its hind legs. No background, except a board floor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY767027343-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12155910
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 88258540-fcdf-0132-8a64-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1818: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An early lesson of dancing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1818. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/266be540-fce0-0132-26ca-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "An early lesson of dancing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/266be540-fce0-0132-26ca-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1818). An early lesson of dancing Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/266be540-fce0-0132-26ca-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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An early lesson of dancing