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Title
Mr. G.M.S. Chivers.
Names
Woolnoth, Thomas, b. 1785 (Engraver)
Wageman, Thomas Charles, approximately 1787-1863 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1820 - 1830 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Chi G P 1
Topics
Chivers, G. M. S. -- Portraits
Genres
Prints
Portraits
Notes
Statement of responsibility: engraved by T. Woolnoth from a drawing by T. Wageman.
Biographical/historical: G.M.S. Chivers was a dancing master in London in the early 19th century. He was the author of several dance manuals, among them The dancer's guide, The modern dancing master, and A pocket companion to French and English dancing, all published in the early 1820s.
Physical Description
Graphic
1 print
Engraving, b&w
Extent: 25 x 18 cm.
Engravings
Description
Bust-length portrait. A violin or fiddle, played by dancing masters of the time as they taught, lies atop an open musical score in the lower part of the frame.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19375534
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d9c4360-14d4-0131-a77f-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: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. G.M.S. Chivers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1820 - 1830. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d561c2e0-338c-0131-b598-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mr. G.M.S. Chivers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d561c2e0-338c-0131-b598-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1820 - 1830). Mr. G.M.S. Chivers. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d561c2e0-338c-0131-b598-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Mr. G.M.S. Chivers.