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Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1760 - 1769 (Questionable)
Place: Amsterdam
Publisher: J. Smit, met privilegie
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFE-18 Anon Zon 1
Theaters -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam
Ballet -- Netherlands
Content: From a series of plates illustrating various theatrical presentations, consisting of a basic engraved plate for the theater and different plates for the performances and legends.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Content: Four descriptive lines of verse in Dutch.
Physical Description
Extent: Including line border: 29.5 x 44 cm.
The interior of the former theater on the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam: proscenium, chandeliers, boxes at side, orchestra pit, three rows of spectators visible. Depicts the glittering palace of Phoebus. Four pillars with dome surrounded by clouds. Nine dancers: characters portrayed include Apollo, Fire, Air, Water, and Earth.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dutch, Flemish
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737047717-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148159
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9cee8b60-0880-0133-6f4f-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

  • 1760: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Zonnehof" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1760 - 1769. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf05130-0c84-0133-4151-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Zonnehof" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 15, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf05130-0c84-0133-4151-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1760 - 1769). Zonnehof Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cf05130-0c84-0133-4151-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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