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Crinoline parasol
Vernier, Charles, 1831-1887 (Artist)
Lithographie Destouches Paris (Lithographer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850 - 1859 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Maison Martinet
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Ver C Cri 1
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Statement of responsibility: Ch. Vernier.
Content: Caption title. The caption reads in full: Crinoline parasol, de developpant en meme temps que les graces de la danseuse-- ces jupes ne tiennent pas de place dans les coulisses et seront specialement en usage dans les theatres de petite dimension.
Content: Series caption title: Crinolinomanie.
Statement of responsibility: Lith. Destouches.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Purchase; C. & J. Goodfriend, 2010.
Biographical/historical: Charles Vernier, a French printmaker and painter, was famed for his caricatures and cartoons, many of which appeared in the satirical journal Le Charivari, an illustrated newspaper published in Paris from 1833 to 1937. This cartoon, which was part of a set titled La crinolinomanie, was also published in Le Charivari.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 26 x 32 cm.
Satirical cartoon demonstrating the crinoline parasol, an invention designed for ballerinas who perform in small theatres, so that they need not forgo the fashionably wide crinolines of the time.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825552831
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18580068
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 854171a0-0108-0135-96ef-67371ccdb3dc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1831: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1887: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Crinoline parasol" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1859.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Crinoline parasol" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1850 - 1859). Crinoline parasol Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Crinoline parasol