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Carmencita waltz
Additional title: Carmencita. Spanish waltz
Cox, John S., 1833 or 4-1902 (Composer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Wm. D. Dutton & Co.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Car 1
Waltzes -- Scores
Sheet music covers
Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: The composer is identified on the score as J.S. Cox.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: The Spanish dancer Carmencita was born Carmen Dauset in 1868, and performed in variety shows and music halls. She appears in paintings by the eminent American artists John Singer Sargent and William Merritt Chase. As the subject of the film Carmencita (1894), produced and directed by William K.L. Dickson under the auspices of Thomas Edison's manufacturing company, she was the first woman to appear before an Edison motion picture camera.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 36 x 27 cm. + music score (3 p.)
Sheet music cover illustration. Full-length portrayal of the dancer Carmencita in Spanish costume. She strikes a dance pose with her left foot pointed in front of her, her right hand at her waist, and her left hand holding out a fold of her skirt.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825074553
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758242
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 77b1d310-ada1-0133-ea22-00505686a51c
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

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carmencita waltz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carmencita waltz" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1891). Carmencita waltz Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Carmencita waltz