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Title
The Pas des déesses, at Her Majesty's Theatre
Names
Smythe, Frederick James (Wood engraver)
Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892 (Choreographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1846-08-01 (Inferred)
Place: London
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Pas 1
Topics
Cerrito, Fanny
Grahn, Lucile, 1819-1907
Saint-Léon, Arthur, 1821-1870
Taglioni, Marie, 1833-1891
Her Majesty's Theatre (London, England)
Pas des déesses (Choreographic work : Perrot)
Ballet -- England -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Wood engraving by Smyth from The illustrated London news.
A scene from Jules Perrot's ballet divertissement Pas des déesses, drawn from his 1841 ballet Le jugement de Paris. The wood engraving portrays Lucile Grahn, Fanny Cerrito, Marie Taglioni, and Arthur Saint-Léon leaping in air.
Publications: Cf. *MGT Kirstein, Lincoln. Movement & metaphor, 1970, p. 161. Reproduction.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 16.5 x 22.5 cm.
Colored.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149483
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0129a340-cbba-0130-6752-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1846: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Pas des déesses, at Her Majesty's Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846-08-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b81b9840-d124-0130-6b69-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Pas des déesses, at Her Majesty's Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b81b9840-d124-0130-6b69-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1846-08-01). The Pas des déesses, at Her Majesty's Theatre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b81b9840-d124-0130-6b69-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The Pas des déesses, at Her Majesty's Theatre