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Title
Fanny Ellsler [sic] in The shadow dance.
Additional title: Shadow dance.
Names
Elssler, Fanny, 1810-1884
Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1846
Place: New York
Publisher: Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Els F Sha 1
Topics
Shadow dance (Choreographic work : Elssler)
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Depicts Elssler floating through the air, looking down at her shadow on the ground. Wings attached to her back. Moonlit mountains and lake in background.
Cf. *MGZA Dance perspectives, no. 15, 1962, p. 18. Reproduction.
Physical Description
Hand-colored lithograph,
Extent: 25 x 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148869
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5de15560-18c0-0131-d64c-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

  • 1810: Creator Born
  • 1846: Issued
  • 1884: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fanny Ellsler [sic] in The shadow dance." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69d02400-9cc9-0131-173d-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fanny Ellsler [sic] in The shadow dance." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69d02400-9cc9-0131-173d-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1846). Fanny Ellsler [sic] in The shadow dance. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/69d02400-9cc9-0131-173d-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Fanny Ellsler [sic] in The shadow dance.