Dance caricaturesAdditional title: Longitude & latitude of St. PetersburghAdditional title: Cyprian's ball at the Argyle RoomsAdditional title: Full-dress partyAdditional title: Charity ball, dancing for the million
NamesCruikshank, George, 1792-1878 (Artist)Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1810 - 1859 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsA charity ball, dancing for the million, [1844?] / George Cruikshank -- A full-dress party / designed by George Cruikshank -- The Cyprian's ball at the Argyle Rooms / after an engraving by Robert Cruikshank -- Longitude & latitude of St. Petersburgh; [London], H. Humphrey, 1813 / G. Cruikshank fect.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Car 1-4
TopicsBallroom dancing -- England -- 19th century
GenresPrintsCaricaturesCaricatures and cartoons
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: Charity ball Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.Biographical/historical: The brothers George and Robert (also called Isaac Robert) Cruikshank followed in the footsteps of their father Isaac, 1764-1811, as printmakers and caricaturists. George Cruikshank, the best-known of the three, moved from political and social satire to book illustration; among his works are the illustrations to Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist (1838).
Physical DescriptionEtchingsEngravingsExtent: 4 prints : etching, engraving, b&w ; 27 x 36 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionCaricatures and cartoons poking fun at ballroom and social dancers.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825110435NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758830Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6eb10f80-ead2-0133-ba64-00505686a51c
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