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Cortège du roi de Benin

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Title
Cortège du roi de Benin
Additional title: Corteggio del re di Benino
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Questionable)
Place: Paris?
Publisher: N. Rémond imp.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Cor R 1
Topics
Dance, Black
Nigeria -- History -- Pictorial works
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: lot #105.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Numbering: Lower right: PL. IX.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 14 x 19 cm.
Description
Image depicts a group of dark-skinned figures, mostly shirtless and wearing white sarongs, engaged in dance and celebration; some play tambourines and drums. Also pictured are two leopards being led by a rope and a man on a horse who appears to be royalty. In the background are large buildings and a group of armed men on horseback holding spears.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 228068312
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16843800
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8fae840-f5b5-0132-6bba-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

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Cortège du roi de Benin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6997f90-f5b6-0132-79ae-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Cortège du roi de Benin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6997f90-f5b6-0132-79ae-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). Cortège du roi de Benin Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d6997f90-f5b6-0132-79ae-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Cortège du roi de Benin