Native American dancing in printsAdditional title: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaperAdditional title: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion
NamesVernier, Emile Louis, 1829-1887 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1700 - 1887 (Approximate)
Table of Contents[Circle dance; cutaway view of people within a structure]; [at lower right] XXXVII; [handwritten date of 1752] -- Danse/Tanz, Etats Unis/Vereinigte Staaten; [at upper right] 10 / Vernier del. ; Montaut sc. -- Danza d'Indiani in California; Torre dell'antica cittá americana Tlapallan; Tom. III, America settentrionale, Tav. 18 -- Ballerino Indiano (California) / HD ; L. Lisbet sc. -- The war dance of Ojibbeway Indians before the Queen at Windsor Castle [1844?] -- An Inca of Peru ; An Indian campo or ante; Dances of the Yagua Indians; Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, [handwritten date] Apr. 8, 1854 -- Californian Indians dancing ; Funeral ceremonies of the Californian Indians; Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Sept. 18, 1858 -- The Pashofa dance [Chickasaw Indians; with text]; Chit Chat, [handwritten location and date] Boston 1887.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Nat 1-8
TopicsIndian dance -- North AmericaIndian dance -- South AmericaIndians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites -- CaliforniaIndians of South America -- PeruChickasaw Indians -- DanceOjibwa Indians -- DanceYagua Indians -- DanceWar dance
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: [Circle dance], Danse/Tanz, Danza d'Indiani in California, Ballerino Indiano, Inca of Peru Gift; Lillian Moore.Biographical/historical: The print captioned Danse/Tanz, Etats Unis/Vereinigte Staaten may be attributed to Emile Louis Vernier and Henri de Montaut, and probably appeared as an illustration to Jean-Baptiste-Gaspard Roux de Rochelle's États-Unis d'Amerique, first published in Paris by Firmin Didot frères in 1837, with many subsequent editions.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 3 prints : engraving, etching, b&w or hand-colored ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller.Extent: 2 prints : lithograph, hand-colored or b&w ; 35 x 21 cm. or smaller.Extent: 3 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; 39 x 28 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionDepictions of Native American dancing in prints culled from various sources, including books and periodicals of various dates. Some sheets contain more than one image.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825552750NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759768Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d920b500-88fa-0134-9099-00505686a51c
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