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Title
Images of social dancing from Harper's Weekly
Additional title: Harper's Weekly
Names
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859 - 1867
Table of Contents
A cadet hop at West Point [Sept. 3, 1859] / Homer -- A merry Christmas and happy New Year; Dec. 24, 1859 [double page; top row includes scenes labeled 5th Avenue, The origin of Christmas, and 59th Street; bottom row depicts a Christmas party, with dancing children among the guests] / Homer del. -- The great Russian ball at the Academy of Music, November 5, 1863; [issue of] Nov. 21, 1863 [double page; article about the ball on the verso] / Homer -- A Parisian ball; dancing at the Mabille, Paris; drawn by Winslow Homer; Nov. 23, 1867 / W.H.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Hom W Ima 1-4
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- 19th century
Child dancers
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Gift; Estate of Josephine Butler.
Biographical/historical: American painter Winslow Homer began his career as an illustrator and lithographer in Boston. In 1859 he moved to New York City, where he worked for Harper's Weekly as an illustrator.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 4 prints : wood engraving, black and white ;41 x 57 cm. or smaller.
Description
Four illustrations by Winslow Homer, depicting social dancing in various contexts and locations, published in the illustrated periodical Harper's Weekly.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825066513
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758133
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1374c7c0-0108-0135-e16e-558f83c6a628
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

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1859: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Images of social dancing from Harper's Weekly" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859 - 1867. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa9881a0-069d-0135-010e-6d97eb80ab37

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Images of social dancing from Harper's Weekly" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa9881a0-069d-0135-010e-6d97eb80ab37

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1859 - 1867). Images of social dancing from Harper's Weekly Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa9881a0-069d-0135-010e-6d97eb80ab37

Wikipedia Citation

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Images of social dancing from Harper's Weekly