Le dernier cotillonAdditional title: Petit journal pour rire
NamesBertall, 1820-1882 (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 from illustrated periodicals
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1840 - 1903 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFY Per 21
TopicsBallroom dancingBallroom dancing -- 19th century
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: BertallContent: The verso features an unrelated print of an ostrich, by Alfred Grévin (1827-1892).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 print : black & white ; 42 x 56 cm. or smaller.
Type of ResourceStill imageText
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825109831NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758823Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63a40220-f763-013b-af3c-0242ac110002
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