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Title
Traversée: danse de nègres
Additional title: France maritime
Names
Cournand, Gilberte (Former owner)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Questionable)
Place: Paris?
Publisher: Impr. de Leclerc
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Tra 1
Topics
France. Marine -- History
Antislavery movements -- France
Slave trade -- France
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Caption on top of page, center: France maritime. Print may appear in La France maritime, fondée et dirigée par Amédée Gréhan . . . (Paris, 1837-42).
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: 17 x 27 cm.
Description
Image depicts a scene on the deck of a masted sailing ship. In the center 3 slaves lift their feet and cover their faces. Two sailors whip the slaves; many others watch on with calm expressions.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 226378605
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16837140
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c0699440-c6f4-012f-ad7c-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Traversée" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd6bce4-d648-481d-e040-e00a180653cc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Traversée" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd6bce4-d648-481d-e040-e00a180653cc

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). Traversée Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bd6bce4-d648-481d-e040-e00a180653cc

Wikipedia Citation

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