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Graces: Inconveniences in quadrille dancing

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LesGraces: Inconveniences in quadrille dancing
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 (Engraver)
Humphrey, Hannah, fl. 1774-1817 (Publisher)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1817-04-09
Place: [London]
Publisher: pub'd by H. Humphrey 27 St James's St
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Cru G Gra 1
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Dance -- Social aspects
Dance -- England -- 19th century
Content: An informal dance with a stout lady at the piano, at left. One of the dancers speaks to her over his shoulder. In the foreground a short man strains to hold up the hands of two tall ladies, who stoop to turn under the arch thus made. Seven spectators in background.
Physical Description
Color prints
Extent: Etching, colored, plate mark: 21.2 x 26.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160097
Other local Identifier: NYPY847006295-F
Other local Identifier: oi_[ps_dan_cd37_523]
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4214e260-7ab6-0130-9b74-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1817: Issued
  • 1878: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "LesGraces" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817-04-09. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/61a92070-7de4-0130-2519-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "LesGraces" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/61a92070-7de4-0130-2519-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1817-04-09). LesGraces Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/61a92070-7de4-0130-2519-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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