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Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing

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Title
Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1790 - 1799 (Questionable)
Place: London?
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Hab 1
Topics
Dance -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti
Genres
Prints
Notes
Cf. "A dance in Otaheite." *MGZFH She J Dan 1, for John Sherwin's original engraving.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: Engraving, image: 29 x 15 cm.
Description
An anonymous engraving after a drawing made in Tahiti by John Webber. A woman full length to front, both arms to the left. She is wearing a bowl-like hat, floor-length dress, pompoms at breasts, two pleated fan-shaped panels at back. The background consists of a barren plain.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887006609-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12165965
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09e7df00-fcd7-0132-596b-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

  • 1790: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1790 - 1799. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcf03120-fcd7-0132-2e24-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcf03120-fcd7-0132-2e24-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1790 - 1799). Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dcf03120-fcd7-0132-2e24-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Habit of a young woman of Otaheite dancing