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Nancy Dawson
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Publisher)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1762 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: printed for & sold by Rob't Sayer
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Daw N Hor 1
Hornpipe (Dance)
Dance -- England -- 18th century
Dawson, Nancy, approximately 1730-1767
Content: Unsigned engraving depicting Nancy Dawson dancing the hornpipe: Dawson full length to front, left arm fully extended to side, right hand at waist. Two small figures in background: a man playing a large stringed instrument and a woman dancing in the opposite corner.
Content: Four verses below, beginning "Come all ye Bucks & Bloods so gim ..."
Physical Description
Extent: Plate mark 35.5 x 25 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160092
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7550dc0-14d4-0131-ee31-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1725: Creator Born
  • 1762: Issued
  • 1794: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nancy Dawson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1762. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7550dc0-14d4-0131-ee31-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nancy Dawson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7550dc0-14d4-0131-ee31-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1762). Nancy Dawson Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7550dc0-14d4-0131-ee31-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Nancy Dawson