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Title
A Japanese ballet at the theatre of Kyoto
Collection

Prints depicting dance

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873-02-15
Place: London
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Jap 1
Topics
Theater audiences
Dance -- Japan
Genres
Prints
Clippings
Notes
Source type: A cutting from the Illustrated London News.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 22.5 x 30 cm.
Line border.
Description
A wooden theater, a stage with stalls on each side for musicians. A capacity audience watches eight performers. The dancers, wearing kimonos and holding fans, are balanced on their left foot, their knee bent.The published commentary on the reverse states that "the female musicians on each side were singing and playing the story which the ballet-girls were acting."
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161451
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eec408c0-cbb9-0130-de01-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1873: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Japanese ballet at the theatre of Kyoto" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873-02-15. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90405420-d123-0130-828d-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Japanese ballet at the theatre of Kyoto" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90405420-d123-0130-828d-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1873-02-15). A Japanese ballet at the theatre of Kyoto Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90405420-d123-0130-828d-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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A Japanese ballet at the theatre of Kyoto