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Waltzes from Maritana
Additional title: Maritana
Additional title: Maritana waltzes
Brandard, John, 1812-1863 (Lithographer)
Coote, Charles, Jr. (Composer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1845 (Questionable)
Place: London
Publisher: Cramer, Beale & Co.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Bra J Mar 1
Wallace, William Vincent, 1812-1865 -- Maritana
Sheet music covers
Statement of responsibility: by Charles Coote ; [illustration signed on stone] J. Brandard.
Caption title.
Numbering: Pl. no. : 3914.
Content: At top of frame: Maritana.
Printed below image: Mar[itana]. "Of fairy wand had I command." Act I, Sc. 1.
Acquisition: Purchase; Gregory, 1967.
Biographical/historical: Maritana, a grand opera in three acts (music, William Vincent Wallace; libretto, Edward Fitzball after the drama Don Cesar de Bazan, by Philippe d'Ennery and Philippe Francois Pinel Dumanoir) was first performed at the Drury Lane Theatre, London, in 1845. Set in seventeenth-century Spain, its plot placed the Gypsy heroine Maritana at the center of an intrigue against Charles II, the king of Spain. This lithograph depicts a moment from Act I, scene 1, which is set in a square in Madrid.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 34 x 25 cm. + music score (12 p.)
Sheet music cover illustration depicting Maritana dancing in a city square, observed by a man. An armed guard is portrayed on either side of the image. The picture's frame is elaborately decorated in a style evocative of the Moorish ornament of the Alhambra.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825114553
Publisher's music plate number: 3914 : Cramer, Beale & Co.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758856
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a7b9590-ead2-0133-3808-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1845: Issued
  • 1863: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Waltzes from Maritana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Waltzes from Maritana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1845). Waltzes from Maritana Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Waltzes from Maritana