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Title
Miss Fairbrother
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: 1840 - 1849 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: Thomas C. Lewis
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Anon Fai 1
Topics
Fairbrother, Louise
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: Mourilyan & Casey, Litho.
Biographical/historical: Sarah Louise (or Louisa) Fairbrother, 1816-1890, made her stage debut in London in 1827, and performed at Covent Garden and Drury Lane in the 1830s. She frequently performed male roles, though she also played Columbine in the Christmas pantomime Harlequin and the merrie devil of Edmonton in 1839. Unfettered by convention, she bore children to different fathers, and became the morganatic wife of the second Duke of Cambridge.
Biographical/historical: From the series Sketches at the ballet. The Victoria & Albert Museum in London holds another print from this series, a portrayal of the ballerina Lucile Grahn.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 50 x 37 cm., line border 35 x 28 cm.
Description
Portrayal of Louise Fairbrother, an English actress and dancer. Dressed in a yellow costume and blue shoes, she is depicted in an outdoor setting, balanced on her left leg with her right leg slightly raised behind her, and swirling a scarf.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122359
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759022
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9ed8230-0107-0135-0fb1-09d02658da7f
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

  • 1840: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Fairbrother" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fae9f0b0-05d8-0135-5072-5b429aa7b062

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Fairbrother" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fae9f0b0-05d8-0135-5072-5b429aa7b062

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1849). Miss Fairbrother Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fae9f0b0-05d8-0135-5072-5b429aa7b062

Wikipedia Citation

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Miss Fairbrother