NamesChalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860 (Associated name)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1841 - 1846 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsCarlotta Grisi, dans le role de Giselle -- Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi in La Esmeralda [accompanied by a poem]; Illustrated London News, March 30, 1844 -- Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi and M. [James] Silvain, in the new ballet of "Paquita," at Drury-Lane Theatre [accompanied by a poem]; [unidentified periodical, possibly Illustrated London News], June 10, 1846 -- Carlotta Grisi [three-quarter length portrait].
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Gri 1-4
TopicsGrisi, Carlotta, 1819-1899Silvain, James, -1856Giselle (Choreographic work : Coralli and Perrot)Esmeralda (Choreographic work : Perrot)Paquita (Choreographic work : Mazilier)
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi in La Esmeralda Gift; Lillian Moore.Biographical/historical: Carlotta Grisi, a leading ballerina of the Romantic period, is probably best remembered today as the first interpreter of the title role of Giselle in Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot's ballet of 1841.
Physical DescriptionWood engravingsEngravingsExtent: 3 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; 18 x 16 cm. or smaller.Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 29 x 22 cm.
DescriptionCollection of prints culled from various sources, depicting the nineteenth-century ballerina Carlotta Grisi. It includes a wood engraving that reverses and crops A.E. Chalon's three-quarter length portrayal of Grisi in costume for Act I of Giselle; two wood engravings from English illustrated periodicals, respectively depicting Grisi in the ballets La Esmeralda and Paquita; and an engraved three-quarter length portrait.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825555205NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759840Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f988d70-88f9-0134-a3da-00505686a51c
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