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Danse des cafres

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Danse des cafres
Roussin, Antoine, 1819-1894 (Artist)
Francine, A. (Lithographer)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863-06
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Rou A Dan 1
Dance, Black
Réunion -- History
Statement of responsibility: A. Francine lith., imp. A. Roussin.
Caption above print: Album de la Réunion.
Source note: May appear in Album de I'lle de la Réunion : recueil de dessins par A. Roussin, accompagné d'un texte historique et descriptif par une société de savants et de gens de lettres.
Acquisition: lot #105.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, col. image 14 x 21 cm., on sheet 20 x 30 cm.
Image depicts a group of Réunionnais Creoles dancing, singing, and playing musical instruments under a group of trees on a moonlit night. Those depicted wear both Western dress (trousers, shirts, etc.) and more traditional garb (grass skirts, etc.). The left side of the scene appears to be illuminated by the glow of a fire.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 226378432
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16837135
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7bdc460-02f7-0133-07f9-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1863: Issued
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse des cafres" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863-06. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0cc6e540-02fa-0133-dad9-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse des cafres" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0cc6e540-02fa-0133-dad9-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1863-06). Danse des cafres Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0cc6e540-02fa-0133-dad9-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Danse des cafres