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Paquita: ballet, pantomime, 2e acte
Emy, Henri (Lithographer)
Imprimerie Rigo (Printer of plates)
Mazilier, Joseph, 1797-1868 (Choreographer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1846
Place: Paris
Publisher: La Mode, revue politique et littéraire
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Emy H Paq 1
Grisi, Carlotta, 1819-1899
Petipa, Lucien, 1815-1898
Élie, Georges, 1800-1883
Opéra de Paris. Ballet
Paquita (Choreographic work : Mazilier)
Statement of responsibility: Signed on stone: Henry Emy.
Caption title.
Date: 25 Avril, 1846.
Content: M[essieu]rs Élie, Petipa, Mlle. C. Grisi.
Venue: Théatre de l'Opéra.
Biographical/historical: Paquita (choreography, Joseph Mazilier; music, Edouard Deldevez) was first presented at the Paris Oṕéra on April 1, 1846.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 30 x 24 cm.
Representation of a moment from Act I, scene 1 of Joseph Mazilier's ballet Paquita. The Gypsy chief Inigo (Georges Élie) has inadvertently drunk a glass of drugged wine intended for his rival, the young officer Lucien (Lucien Petipa), who looks on in amazement. The Gypsy girl Paquita (Carlotta Grisi), who loves Lucien, sends him a silent signal.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825122561
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759053
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42f11e10-ed3c-0133-63d2-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1846: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Paquita" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1846. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf80c440-f058-0133-f990-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Paquita" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf80c440-f058-0133-f990-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1846). Paquita Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cf80c440-f058-0133-f990-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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