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The London school master

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

Prints depicting dance


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
Dance -- England -- 18th century
Dance teachers
Pochette (Musical instrument)
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
Extent: Stipple, sepia-toned, oval image: 13.2 x 16 cm.
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
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY857024411-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12161455
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f57008f0-02f7-0133-428a-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1752: Creator Born
  • 1788: Issued
  • 1818: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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/f57008f0-02f7-0133-428a-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The London school master" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f57008f0-02f7-0133-428a-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/f57008f0-02f7-0133-428a-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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The London school master