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Title
Native American dancing in prints
Additional title: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper
Additional title: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion
Names
Vernier, Emile Louis, 1829-1887 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 - 1887 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
[Circle dance; cutaway view of people within a structure]; [at lower right] XXXVII; [handwritten date of 1752] -- Danse/Tanz, Etats Unis/Vereinigte Staaten; [at upper right] 10 / Vernier del. ; Montaut sc. -- Danza d'Indiani in California; Torre dell'antica cittá americana Tlapallan; Tom. III, America settentrionale, Tav. 18 -- Ballerino Indiano (California) / HD ; L. Lisbet sc. -- The war dance of Ojibbeway Indians before the Queen at Windsor Castle [1844?] -- An Inca of Peru ; An Indian campo or ante; Dances of the Yagua Indians; Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, [handwritten date] Apr. 8, 1854 -- Californian Indians dancing ; Funeral ceremonies of the Californian Indians; Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Sept. 18, 1858 -- The Pashofa dance [Chickasaw Indians; with text]; Chit Chat, [handwritten location and date] Boston 1887.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Nat 1-8
Topics
Indian dance -- North America
Indian dance -- South America
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites -- California
Indians of South America -- Peru
Chickasaw Indians -- Dance
Ojibwa Indians -- Dance
Yagua Indians -- Dance
War dance
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: [Circle dance], Danse/Tanz, Danza d'Indiani in California, Ballerino Indiano, Inca of Peru Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: The print captioned Danse/Tanz, Etats Unis/Vereinigte Staaten may be attributed to Emile Louis Vernier and Henri de Montaut, and probably appeared as an illustration to Jean-Baptiste-Gaspard Roux de Rochelle's États-Unis d'Amerique, first published in Paris by Firmin Didot frères in 1837, with many subsequent editions.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 prints : engraving, etching, b&w or hand-colored ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 2 prints : lithograph, hand-colored or b&w ; 35 x 21 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 3 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; 39 x 28 cm. or smaller.
Description
Depictions of Native American dancing in prints culled from various sources, including books and periodicals of various dates. Some sheets contain more than one image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
French
Italian
German
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825552750
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759768
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d920b500-88fa-0134-9099-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1829: Creator Born
  • 1887: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Native American dancing in prints" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4474c5c0-8cc5-0134-0547-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Native American dancing in prints" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4474c5c0-8cc5-0134-0547-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1700 - 1887). Native American dancing in prints Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4474c5c0-8cc5-0134-0547-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Native American dancing in prints