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Historical and ethnic costumes
Vieillard-Duverger, Louis-Camille-Eugène, 1800-1863 (Artist)
Vermorcken, Eduard (Artist)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Historical subjects: Avocat des eglises -- Chevalier -- Le chevalier Gifford de Leckhampton -- Edouard III -- Gentilhomme de la cour de Sigismond, Empereur d'Allemagne -- Frédéric III -- Moine de Saint-Waast en habit de choeur / Markaert -- Moine Jacobite / Doms et Mors -- Noble français -- Officiers de la cour de Richard II / E. Duverger -- Richard Vernon / Duverger -- Roger de Trumpington / Vermorcken -- Saint Antoine et Saint Paul.
Ethnic subjects: Abitante della Murcia (Spagna) -- Bulgaro / H. Cobb -- Capitano Svizzero della guardia del Papa -- Donna di Gialapa -- Giavanese in abito di guerra -- Greco / Markaert sc. -- Guerriero Cafro / Duverger -- Harfur di Tondano (Isole Celebi) / M. Delev [?] -- Indigeno del Chili -- Majo / At. Pannemaker, H. Estaquier -- Negoziante arabo / Lacoste et fils -- Piccadore smontato (Spagna) -- Pollaiuolo di Pardilho (Portegallo) -- Rajah (Asia) -- Turco di Mardin (Asia) -- Uomo di Puebla / Philippin.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX His 1-29
Title devised by cataloger.
Biographical/historical: Cia (Lucia) Fornaroli, the owner of this collection, was an Italian ballerina, teacher, choreographer, and director. She was married to Walter Toscanini, the son of conductor Arturo Toscanini, whose work as a dance historian, editor, collector, and curator complemented her contributions to the field of dance. This collection may have been used as a reference for period and ethnic costumes.
Physical Description
Extent: 29 prints : etching, hand-colored ; 28 x 19 cm. or smaller.
Each leaf is stamped on the verso: Ex libris Cia Fornaroli.
Leaves from two or more unidentified books, probably dating from the nineteenth century. Most depict a single figure standing on a small patch of ground. Thirteen are captioned in French, and depict historical and religious figures, including some named individuals. Sixteen are captioned in Italian, with some stylistic differences among them: that is, some include background objects or furnishings, and a single example captioned "Majo" is printed on a tinted ground, with a landscape behind the figure. A few prints are signed or initialed; among the legible signatures are H. Cobb, Doms et Mors, E. Duverger, H. Estaquier, Markaert, At. [?] Pannemaker, Philippin, Lacoste et fils, and Vermorcken.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825109781
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758822
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c3e21af0-88f9-0134-5a91-00505686a51c
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

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1863: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Historical and ethnic costumes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bea68930-8cb9-0134-ae44-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Historical and ethnic costumes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bea68930-8cb9-0134-ae44-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). Historical and ethnic costumes Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bea68930-8cb9-0134-ae44-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Historical and ethnic costumes