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Title
Grown bears taught to dance
Names
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793 (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1770 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: printed for Carington Bowles, at his map & print warehouse, no. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Bow C Gro 1
Topics
Bears in art
Wind instruments
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Mezzotints
Extent: Mezzotint (col.), 32.7 x 25 cm.
Description
A boy leaning against a building, playing a double-reed instrument; a woman watching from a window above; two muzzled bears, one with a monkey sitting on his back; a man dancing, tipping his hat with his right hand.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737011510-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145887
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21f05630-f368-0132-0a77-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1724: Creator Born
  • 1770: Issued
  • 1793: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Grown bears taught to dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1770. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2d90470-f368-0132-bed8-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Grown bears taught to dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2d90470-f368-0132-bed8-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1770). Grown bears taught to dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b2d90470-f368-0132-bed8-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Grown bears taught to dance