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The cotillion dance
Caldwall, James, 1739-1819 (Engraver)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Publisher)
Collet, John, 1725?-1780 (Artist)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1771
Place: London
Publisher: printed for Rob't Sayer, no. 53 Fleet Street, & Jn. Smith, no. 35 Cheapside, 10 March
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Cal J C 2
Dance -- England -- 18th century
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Ballroom dancing
Statement of responsibility: Jn. Collet pinx. Ja's Caldwall sculp.
Physical Description
Extent: Engraving, colored, plate mark: 25.5 x 36.5 cm.
A ballroom where men and women are dancing in a circle. They are nearly all depicted as unattractive and beyond middle-age. Two musicians are in a raised stall. Three people observe the dancing, background left.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847006118-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160079
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3710e740-f368-0132-9083-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1739: Creator Born
  • 1771: Issued
  • 1819: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The cotillion dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1771. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3710e740-f368-0132-9083-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The cotillion dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3710e740-f368-0132-9083-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1771). The cotillion dance Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3710e740-f368-0132-9083-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The cotillion dance