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Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus

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Title
Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus
Additional title: Caricature
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1781 (Questionable)
Place: London
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFF Ves Au C 2
Topics
Vestris, Auguste, 1760-1842
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Ballet -- England -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
A less-detailed version of the 1781 caricature published by Torre, *MGZFF Ves Au C 3.
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: Engraving, sepia toned, round image, 17 cm. in oblong frame.
Description
Full length to front, head inclined to left, on right foot, left leg fully extended to side, arms outstretched, holding plumed hat in right hand. Two geese approximate his stance.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737076073-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7504dc30-1e7d-0133-0ecc-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

  • 1781: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74a72b0-1e93-0133-351f-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74a72b0-1e93-0133-351f-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74a72b0-1e93-0133-351f-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Vestr̲ s [an eye in place of i], every goose can stand thus