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Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation

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Title
Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation
Names
Thomas MacLean (Firm)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1827
Place: London
Publisher: published by Tho's McLean, 26 Haymarket
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Qua 5
Topics
Dance -- England -- 19th century
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Quadrilles
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Four lines of verse: Nature, I thought, perform'd too mean a parte, Forming her movements to the rules of art; and vex'd I found the dandy barbers hand/Had o'er the dancers' heads too great command.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: Etching, colored, plate mark: 26 x 37.5 cm.
Description
Caricature mainly satirizing the attire and hair styles of the day. Two couples performing a quadrille figure, "La Poule." The dancers extend their right hand toward their respective partner. One man is wearing dancing pumps with bows, the other boots with spurs. The women are wearing dresses with beribboned puffed shoulders and enormous coiffures.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847006409-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 882a7010-024a-0133-a129-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1827: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1827. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caca9c90-0256-0133-4058-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caca9c90-0256-0133-4058-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1827). Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/caca9c90-0256-0133-4058-58d385a7b928

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Quadrille - evening fashions dedicated to the HEADS of the nation