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Title
Social dancing in prints
Names
Arienti, Carlo, 1801-1873 (Artist)
Boydell, John, 1719-1804 (Artist)
Vernier, Charles, 1831-1887 (Attributed name)
Parr, Louisa, d. 1903 (Associated name)
Breitkopf & Härtel (Printer of plates)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1745 - 1899
Table of Contents
Drawn after nature [circle dance in a landscape]; London, J. Boydell / J. Boydell invt. & sculpt. 1745 -- [Man and woman dancing outdoors, observed by others] -- [Four dancing couples in rustic costume; book illustration?] -- [Circle dance in front of a fireplace in a crowded room] / [signatures difficult to decipher] -- The dance [couples dancing outdoors, accompanied by a man playing bagpipes] -- [Couples dancing in an interior; at center, a man with clenched fists, who appears to be falling] / C. Arienti e C. dis. e inc. -- "The Prescotts of Pamphillon," page 155 / [signature at left difficult to decipher]; A. Hopkins -- Closerie des lilas / Ch. V. [Charles Vernier?] -- Der Pfingsttanz; bey Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Soc 32-40
Topics
Ballroom dancing
Genres
Prints
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Circle dance in front of a fireplace Gift; Lillian Moore.
Acquisition: Prescotts of Pamphillon, Der Pfingsttanz Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical Description
Etchings
Wood engravings
Lithographs
Extent: 9 prints :etching, wood engraving, lithograph, b&w or color ; 32 x 39 cm. or smaller.
Description
Collection culled from various sources, depicting social dancing of various countries and periods. Most lack captions or other identifying text; some may be reproductions. The wood engraving captioned "The Prescotts of Pamphillon" is an illustration to a novel of the same title by Louisa Parr, published in 1874.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 826900298
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19765045
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1663190-0104-0135-f487-1d17a3b15590
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

  • 1745: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1801: Creator Born
  • 1873: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Social dancing in prints" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1745 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62805d10-01e9-0135-a99a-0faee2cb2391

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Social dancing in prints" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62805d10-01e9-0135-a99a-0faee2cb2391

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1745 - 1899). Social dancing in prints Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62805d10-01e9-0135-a99a-0faee2cb2391

Wikipedia Citation

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Social dancing in prints