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Title
Coming out in the lime light and going home in the rain
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Com 1
Topics
Ballet dancers -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Caption title.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 2 prints (1 sheet) : wood engraving?, color ; image 20 x 16 cm., sheet 27 x 37 cm.
Description
Depiction of two contrasting moments in a nineteenth-century female ballet dancer's life. On the left, in the image captioned "Coming out in the lime light," she poses onstage in costume, the spotlight glinting off the star in her headdress. On the right, in the image captioned "Going home in the rain," she is seen in street clothes outside the stage door, her pink ballet shoes protruding from her pocket, venturing forth under a black umbrella into a rain-drenched street.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122098
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759043
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81e608e0-ada1-0133-df25-00505686a51c
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. "Coming out in the lime light and going home in the rain" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7e974730-ada5-0133-af3a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coming out in the lime light and going home in the rain" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7e974730-ada5-0133-af3a-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1869). Coming out in the lime light and going home in the rain Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7e974730-ada5-0133-af3a-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Coming out in the lime light and going home in the rain