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Title
Dance caricatures
Additional title: Longitude & latitude of St. Petersburgh
Additional title: Cyprian's ball at the Argyle Rooms
Additional title: Full-dress party
Additional title: Charity ball, dancing for the million
Names
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 (Artist)
Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810 - 1859 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
A charity ball, dancing for the million, [1844?] / George Cruikshank -- A full-dress party / designed by George Cruikshank -- The Cyprian's ball at the Argyle Rooms / after an engraving by Robert Cruikshank -- Longitude & latitude of St. Petersburgh; [London], H. Humphrey, 1813 / G. Cruikshank fect.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Car 1-4
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- England -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Caricatures
Caricatures and cartoons
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Charity ball Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Biographical/historical: The brothers George and Robert (also called Isaac Robert) Cruikshank followed in the footsteps of their father Isaac, 1764-1811, as printmakers and caricaturists. George Cruikshank, the best-known of the three, moved from political and social satire to book illustration; among his works are the illustrations to Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist (1838).
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Extent: 4 prints : etching, engraving, b&w ; 27 x 36 cm. or smaller.
Description
Caricatures and cartoons poking fun at ballroom and social dancers.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825110435
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758830
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6eb10f80-ead2-0133-ba64-00505686a51c
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

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1810: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1878: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance caricatures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810 - 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2a4d36c0-eada-0133-970f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance caricatures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2a4d36c0-eada-0133-970f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1810 - 1859). Dance caricatures Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2a4d36c0-eada-0133-970f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance caricatures