Images of ethnic dancing from illustrated books and series
NamesCarocci, Giustino, b. 1829 (Engraver)Guerdet, Laurent François, b. 1830 (Engraver)Dambourget (Lithographer)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsDanza delle Giorgiane; Agg. al. Costume Vol. I, Tav. 45 / Carocci inc. -- Danza Araba Deduina [sic]; Agg. al Cost. Vol. II, Tav. 26 -- Danzi di Mahungo [Mozambique]; Aggiunta al Costume Vol. II, Tav. 40 -- Australien: Tänze der Caroliner; Taf. 22, II. Bd II Abth. -- Australien: Tänzerin von der Insel Otahiti, Eilander von Watiu, Mann aus Mangeéa; Taf. 28, II. Bd. II. Abth. -- Costumi dell'Asia: Danza dei ballerini detti Batok -- Costumi dell'Asia: Danza delle Ram-genue ossieno [?] ballerine -- Danseuse mauresque, Algérie, 57 (et Colonies Françaises); Musée de costumes, no. 438; [Paris], Aubert / C.F. Camino ; L. Guerdet sc. -- Perse Persia Persien [penciled number 139]; Paris, Imp. Firmin Didot et Cie. / Dambourget lith. -- Illustrationsprobe aus "Meyers Großem Konversations-Lexikon", 6. Auflage [reproduction?; includes dancing figures from New Guinea and Borneo].
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Eth 1-10
TopicsDance -- AlgeriaDance -- BorneoDance -- Caroline IslandsDance -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)Dance -- Georgia (Republic)Dance -- IndiaDance -- IranDance -- MozambiqueDance -- New GuineaArabs -- Dances
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.
Physical DescriptionEngravingsLithographsExtent: 10 prints : etching, engraving, lithograph, color or b&w ; 29 x 29 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionCollection culled from various illustrated books or series of plates. Some items have been trimmed of their captions and/or publication data, making identification of their sources difficult. Items apparently from the same source have been grouped together. Countries or geographical regions represented include: Algeria, Arabia [?], Borneo, Caroline Islands, Georgia, India, Mozambique, New Guinea, Persia, Tahiti (Otaheite) and other Pacific islands. Some of the images may have been intended as ethnographic documentation; others may be costume plates.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825771340NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760339Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 579bc010-ed3c-0133-7f35-00505686a51c
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