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Title
Tarantella napoletana
Names
Fornaroli, Cia, 1888-1954 (Donor)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Tarantella in prints

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Tar 2
Topics
Tarantella
Genres
Prints
Notes
Biographical/historical: The tarantella is an Italian folk dance and musical form said to be named after the region of Taranto and/or after the insect called the tarantula or wolf spider, the effects of whose venomous bite were supposedly counteracted by frenzied dancing.
Acquisition: Gift; Cia Fornaroli
Statement of responsibility: Fernimi [Fermini?] dipinse; Gal. Canadelli
Content: Title handwritten in pencil
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759735
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ccd4230-9f4c-013b-8e22-0242ac110004
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

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1954: Creator Died
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tarantella napoletana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/45148d30-01eb-0135-db52-7bfc3764cfff

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tarantella napoletana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/45148d30-01eb-0135-db52-7bfc3764cfff

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). Tarantella napoletana Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/45148d30-01eb-0135-db52-7bfc3764cfff

Wikipedia Citation

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Tarantella napoletana