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Prints depicting dance

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His favourite part
Additional title: Punch
Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914 (Wood engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1871
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Ten J Gla 1
Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Sword-dance -- Scotland -- Caricatures and cartoons
Content: Probably a reproduction from a book. On the verso of the print, which bears the page? number 203, is text, which begins "Willie, we have missed you." A brief dialog is followed by the statement: "Mr. Gladstone made his first visit to his constituents at Greenwich, October 28th--1871."
Biographical/historical: The English illustrator and painter John Tenniel is probably best known for his illustrations for Lewis Carroll's books Alice's adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the looking glass (1872). He also contributed satirical cartoons to the British humor magazine Punch. Gladstone was said to be one of his favorite subjects.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving, b&w ; 19 x 13 cm.
Political cartoon depicting Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, dressed in Scottish regalia and performing a sword dance with two swords labeled Radicalism and Toryism.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 792750665
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19608414
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b3a3e00-07cc-0133-c2b3-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1820: Creator Born
  • 1871: Issued
  • 1914: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "His favourite part" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1871. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b00d2570-07cd-0133-831b-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "His favourite part" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b00d2570-07cd-0133-831b-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1871). His favourite part Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b00d2570-07cd-0133-831b-58d385a7b928

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His favourite part