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Opera ball

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Title
Opera ball
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Questionable)
Place: Paris?
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Bal 1
Topics
Dance -- France -- 19th century
Ballroom dancing -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Anonymous lithograph of an opera ball. Depicted is the interior of an enormous theater with three tiers and a gallery, all filled to capacity. The figures in the foreground suggest general drunkenness and rowdy behavior.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: Lithograph on tinted ground, 19.5 x 28.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY877014476-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12164383
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fcaceb60-f27a-0132-0392-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1860: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Opera ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c14786b0-f27c-0132-156d-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Opera ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c14786b0-f27c-0132-156d-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1869). Opera ball Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c14786b0-f27c-0132-156d-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Opera ball