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Miss Clara Webster: from a sketch taken previous to her death and in the dress she wore on the evening of her melancholy and fatal accident. The drawing is considered by Mrs. Webster and her son, a most striking likeness of their beloved and lamented relative

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Title
Miss Clara Webster: from a sketch taken previous to her death and in the dress she wore on the evening of her melancholy and fatal accident. The drawing is considered by Mrs. Webster and her son, a most striking likeness of their beloved and lamented relative
Additional title: Révolte au sérail
Names
Turner, G. A. (Artist)
Turner, G. A. (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1845
Place: London
Publisher: published by William Spooner, 377 Strand, Jan'y 31st
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFF Web C Rév 1
Topics
Révolte au sérail (Choreographic work : Taglioni, F)
Webster, Clara, 1821-1844
Ballet -- England -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn & engraved by G. A. Turner. Printed by H. Colvill.
Physical Description
Aquatints
Extent: 35 x 27.6 cm.
Colored
Description
Clara Webster in costume as Zuleika in the Drury Lane Theatre production of Filippo Taglioni's ballet La révolte au sérail. Full length to the right, in fifth position sur les pointes, right foot front. Her arms are in an extended fifth position en bas, the fingers intertwined and palms downward. Her head is slightly inclined and turned to her right, to face the audience.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737061464-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148819
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 85d4dfa0-1e7d-0133-0949-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1845: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Clara Webster" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ef55740-1e95-0133-9cdb-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Clara Webster" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 13, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ef55740-1e95-0133-9cdb-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1845). Miss Clara Webster Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ef55740-1e95-0133-9cdb-58d385a7b928

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Miss Clara Webster