Danse du boleras, the boleras dance
NamesButler, Josephine (Collector)Bradford, William, 1779 or 1780-1857 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene
Josephine Butler collection of dance prints
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1781 - 1939Date Created: 1809Place: LondonPublisher: Booth
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFY But 23
TopicsFolk dancing -- Europe, Western
NotesAcquisition: Gift; Estate of Josephine Butler.Biographical/historical: Josephine DeNatale Butler, 1911-1996, was a dance educator, historian, and author. She began her career in fashion design, but in 1936 she and her husband Albert Butler founded the Albert Butler School of Dance, which she directed for fifty years. They also collaborated on the monumental Encyclopedia of social dancing, versions of which first appeared in the late 1960s. In 1970 she created an archive of social dancing, encompassing print materials, moving images, and other memorabilia, at the Dance Collection (today known as the Jerome Robbins Dance Division) of New York Public Library. These prints were among a collection of additional materials donated to the Library by her estate in 1996, selections from which appeared in the Library's exhibition Cotillion to cakewalk: social dance prints, presented from May 19-Sept. 13, 1997.Statement of responsibility: Rev. W[illia]m Bradford del.; I. Clark sculp.Biographical/historical: Probably from Bradford's Sketches of the country, character and costume, in Portugal and Spain: made during the campaign, and on the route of the British Army, in 1808 and 1809
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 print : color ; 38 x 49 cm. or smaller.
Type of ResourceStill imageText
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825109211NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758824Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5724100-f1b9-013b-cf57-0242ac110002
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