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Belin, Auguste, fl. 1830-1860

Prints depicting dance

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: imp. Bertauts
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Bel A Sem 1
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Opera ballet. Semiramide.
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 19th century.
Ballet -- France -- 19th century.
Printed on lithograph, lower left: Belin & Bethmont. Caption: Les Jardins Suspendus - Pas Assyrien (2e acte).
A moment from the interpolated ballet, with choreography by Lucien Petipa, in the Paris Opéra's production of Rossini's Semiramide, revived July 9, 1860.
The massive décor represents the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The mythical Assyrian queen Semiramis sits on a throne at right, surrounded by guards. A large corps de ballet encircles two groups of three women. At center a male dancer (Magloire Beauchet?) lifts his partner to the side; her arms are en coronne.
Physical Description
Extent: 15 x 22 cm.
On tinted ground.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160110
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6fbf36a0-8829-0130-6388-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Semiramide" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9ce6940-a5f1-0130-7fa3-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Semiramide" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9ce6940-a5f1-0130-7fa3-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1860). Semiramide Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d9ce6940-a5f1-0130-7fa3-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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