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Title
The midnight schottisch
Names
Brown, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1818-1891 (Composer)
Sarony & Major (Lithographer)
Firth, Pond & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
Place: New York
Publisher: Firth, Pond & Co.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Mid 1
Topics
Balls (Parties) -- United States -- 19th century
Schottisches
Piano music
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: composed by Francis H. Brown.
Caption title.
Numbering: Pl. no. : 1690.
At head of title: To Miss Amelia H. French of Providence R.I.
Statement of responsibility: Lith. of Sarony & Major, N.Y.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph on tinted ground, b&w ; 34 x 26 cm. + music score (4 p.)
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting men and women in evening attire in a lavishly decorated ballroom. Although no one is actually dancing, there is an aura of anticipation rather than the sense that the evening is ending. The bearded figure of Father Time hovers in a cloud above the title, pointing to a large clock with its hands at twelve.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825075561
Publisher's music plate number: 1690 : Firth, Pond & Co.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758251
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ed6e340-b0d1-0133-3c84-00505686a51c
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

  • 1818: Creator Born
  • 1852: Issued
  • 1891: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The midnight schottisch" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1852. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/af14ce30-b19a-0133-d7c2-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The midnight schottisch" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/af14ce30-b19a-0133-d7c2-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1852). The midnight schottisch Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/af14ce30-b19a-0133-d7c2-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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The midnight schottisch