French fashion plates
NamesLanté, Louis Marie, b. 1789 (Artist)Nargeot, Jean Denis, b. 1795 (Engraver)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1830 - 1859 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsLe Bon Ton, Journal de Modes (6 prints; five include pencilled date of 1855) -- Le Cabinet de Lecture et le Voleur reunis, Journal Littéraire, 30 juillet 1844 (1 print) -- Le Follet (3 prints, two subtitled Courrier des Salons) -- Le Messager des Salons (2 prints, one with partial date 183-?) -- La Mode (2 prints, one dated 16 mars 1833) / [one print is signed] Lante del., Nargeot sculp. -- Le Monde Élégant, 1838 (1 print) -- Petit Courrier des Dames (2 prints) -- La sylphide (1 print) / Numa.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Fas 9-26
TopicsClothing and dress -- France -- 19th centuryFashion -- France -- 19th centuryWomen's clothing -- France -- 19th century
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: La sylphide Gift; Lillian Moore.
Physical DescriptionEngravingsExtent: 18 prints : etching, engraving, hand-colored ; 30 x 22 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionIllustrations of contemporary women's fashions, including dresses for various occasions, hats, accessories, and coiffures, usually with identification of the modistes, milliners, or hairstylists who created the objects. Most of the prints in this collection were published in Paris from the 1830s to the 1850s; only two examples include the artists' names. The collection is arranged alphabetically by caption title.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825775946NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760345Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 755444c0-ed3c-0133-1a75-00505686a51c
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