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Additional title: Caricature.
Mercandotti, Maria.

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Questionable)
Place: London
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Mer M C 4
Taglioni, Marie, 1804-1884
Noblet, Lise, 1801-1852
Hullin, Joséphine, 1808-1838
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 19th century
Content: A foyer with seven female dancers in costume and eight male visitors. Foreground (left to right): The Earl of Fife, father of Maria Mercandotti, and Hughes Ball, her future husband, observing the dancer. Mercandotti, wearing her costume for the title role in Albert's ballet Cendrillon, on right pointe, left leg extended to side. Lise Noblet, left foot back, right foot pointe tendue, in costume for an unidentified ballet, full length to front, her right arm raised above head, left hand behind her back. Lord Petersham stands at extreme right.
Biographical/historical: Background center: Marie Taglioni, sur les pointes, costumed as Zoloé in the ballet interpolated in Auber's opera Le dieu et la bayadère. Portrait of Marie Taglioni, lower right margin of engraving. A hand-colored version of *MGZFB Mer M C 3.
Physical Description
Extent: Plate mark 11.6 x 17.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12155823
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e496eaf0-18c4-0131-8f62-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Caricature." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/316243f0-bb8a-0132-7ae1-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Caricature." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/316243f0-bb8a-0132-7ae1-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). Caricature. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/316243f0-bb8a-0132-7ae1-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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