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Title
La mazourka. Selections
Additional title: Mazourka, album à la mode
Names
Guérard, Eugène Charles François, 1821-1866 (Artist)
Aubert (Firm) (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844
Place: Paris
Publisher: Aubert & Cie.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gue E Maz 1-2
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Guérard delt.
Title devised by cataloger.
Statement of responsibility: Imp. d'Aubert et Cie.
Biographical/historical: Plates from the book La mazourka, album à la mode, published in Paris in 1844. In addition to illustrations and text, it contained music and instructions for the dance, as choreographed by the dancing master Laborde.
Biographical/historical: These prints depict what may be called the ballroom mazurka to differentiate it from the Polish folk dance, which is also called the mazurek. Originally a lively dance in triple meter, the mazurka became popular in many countries and across many years, both as a dance and a musical form.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 2 prints : lithograph on tinted ground, b&w ; 25 x 32 cm.
Description
Two numbered prints depicting upper-class ladies and gentlemen in a ballroom. Print number 1 represents two couples in movement; in print number 3, four couples appear to be taking their places for the dance.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825552996
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759795
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad660250-88f9-0134-b12d-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1866: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La mazourka. Selections" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d0c04e40-8cb8-0134-5440-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La mazourka. Selections" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d0c04e40-8cb8-0134-5440-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1844). La mazourka. Selections Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d0c04e40-8cb8-0134-5440-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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La mazourka. Selections