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The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly.: J. Brandard. M. & N. Hanhart Impt.

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Title
The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly.: J. Brandard. M. & N. Hanhart Impt.
Additional title: Sylphide.
Names
Grisi, Carlotta, 1819-1899 (Dancer)
Brandard, John, 1812-1863
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: Leoni Lee
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Gri C Syl 2
Topics
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Taglioni, F)
Ballet -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Caption: The sylph of the forest. The song of The fairy butterfly sung by Miss Burnett Williams & Mrs. Mackintosh written by Fanny E. Lacy. Composed by John Pridham. Music title page.
Content: Depicts the dancer floating through the air over a pond, arms clasped to her breast. Wings attached to her back, flowers in her hair.
Acquisition: Gift of Lillian Moore.
Physical Description
Color lithograph,
Extent: 24.2 x 19.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148877
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5773d90-18c2-0131-e930-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1899: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1762320-b610-0132-c036-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1762320-b610-0132-c036-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1844). The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a1762320-b610-0132-c036-58d385a7b928

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The sylph of the forest, the song of the fairy butterfly.