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The London school master

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Title
The London school master
Names
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1788-07-01
Place: London
Publisher: publish'd by Bull & Jeffryes, Ludgate Hill
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Rep H Lon 1
Topics
Dance -- England -- 18th century
Dance teachers
Pochette (Musical instrument)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: H. Repton Esq.'r del.
Content: Four lines below, beginning: "Do I point the toe right, Monsieur?" The teacher's response is in broken English.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: Stipple, sepia-toned, oval image: 13.2 x 16 cm.
Description
French dancing master, wearing powdered wig with projecting side curls, coat with skirt cut away towards back, knee breeches, buckled shoes; he is standing at an angle, his weight on one foot, as he plays a pochette. His pupil, a young girl of about eight years of age, delicately holds her skirt with both hands as she imitates his stance.
Type of Resource
Still image
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857024411-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f57008f0-02f7-0133-428a-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1752: Creator Born
  • 1788: Issued
  • 1818: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The London school master" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1788-07-01. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb8e7890-02f9-0133-0734-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The London school master" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb8e7890-02f9-0133-0734-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1788-07-01). The London school master Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/eb8e7890-02f9-0133-0734-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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The London school master