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The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains

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Title
The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains
Additional title: Power of dancing to soothe the savage breast upon the western plains
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Pow 1
Topics
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Ballerinas -- 19th century
Indians of North America
Genres
Prints
Cartoons (Commentary)
Caricatures and cartoons
Notes
Caption title.
Acquisition: Internal transfer; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Nov. 1989.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving, b&w ; 31 x 25 cm.
Description
Illustration from an unidentified periodical. A ballerina in a knee-length tutu dances before a group of Native Americans, who look on with mild bemusement. Ogling the man seated at foreground left, she lifts her right leg high, while raising her arms in the position called en couronne.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825551207
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759753
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d72b6010-b0d1-0133-403d-00505686a51c
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

  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79abf530-b19b-0133-ad3b-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79abf530-b19b-0133-ad3b-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1869). The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/79abf530-b19b-0133-ad3b-00505686a51c

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The power of dancing to sooth the savage breast upon the western plains