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Title
Fanny la F E'e du siècle
Additional title: Caricature
Names
Delius, H. (Lithographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840 (Approximate)
Place: Berlin
Publisher: E. Meyer's
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Els F C 1
Topics
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Ballet -- 19th century
Ballet -- United States -- 19th century
Ballet -- Germany -- 19th century
Elssler, Fanny, 1810-1884
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Gift of Lillian Moore.
Statement of responsibility: [Lithograph] H. Delius.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 21 x 12.3 cm., including ornamental border, 30 x 23.2 cm.
Description
Depicts Elssler straddling the ocean in second position on pointes, the right foot in New York, the left on Paris. Her right hand holds a bag with two arrows marked "Dollars," the other hand holds a bag marked "Thaler". A cupid at left is shooting arrows into the purse with dollars. An ornamental border includes eleven small scenes.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149247
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7660ee0-18be-0131-d25d-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

  • 1840: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fanny la F E'e du siècle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5514370-8c35-0131-9361-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fanny la F E'e du siècle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5514370-8c35-0131-9361-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840). Fanny la F E'e du siècle Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5514370-8c35-0131-9361-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Fanny la F E'e du siècle