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[Shaker dancing]

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Title
[Shaker dancing]
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Sha 1
Topics
Religious dance -- United States
Shaker dancing
Genres
Prints
Notes
Biographical/historical: Based on a color lithograph of ca. 1826 by Anthony Imbert, entitled Shakers near Lebanon (reproduced in Dance index, v. 1, no. 4, 1942, p. 58). Later versions based on the Imbert print also include a color lithograph by Nathaniel Currier (reproduced in Dance perspectives, no. 15, 1962, p. 42).
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: Lithograph, 22 x 32.4 cm.
Description
The interior of a Shaker meeting house, with the men and women of the congregation, in separate ranks, approaching each other in an ecstatic dance.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737010900-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145856
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b540e80-07c4-0133-5800-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Shaker dancing]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdbb9320-07c4-0133-27ff-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Shaker dancing]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdbb9320-07c4-0133-27ff-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). [Shaker dancing] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cdbb9320-07c4-0133-27ff-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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[Shaker dancing]