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Title
The isle of nymphs
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856-02-10
Place: New York
Publisher: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Isl 1
Topics
Niblo's Garden Theatre
Ballet -- United States -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Clippings
Notes
Acquisition: Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 15 x 22.5 cm.
Vignette, colored.
Description
Caption: "Niblo's Theatre, classical divertissement, The Isle of Nymphs." Outdoor setting suggesting a glen. Female dancer at center sur les pointes, arms in fifth position en haut. She is framed by two couples; the men kneel and support their partners arrested in stylized falls.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12156459
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81cf3790-8829-0130-ca49-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1856: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The isle of nymphs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856-02-10. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e15850-bf47-0130-8f2d-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The isle of nymphs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 18, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e15850-bf47-0130-8f2d-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1856-02-10). The isle of nymphs Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d5e15850-bf47-0130-8f2d-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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The isle of nymphs