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A young woman of Otaheite dancing

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Title
A young woman of Otaheite dancing
Names
Sherwin, J. K. (John Keyse), 1751-1790 (Engraver)
Webber, John, 1751-1793 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1784
Place: London
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH She J You 1
Topics
Dance -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: J. Webber del., J. K. Sherwin sc.
Biographical/historical: An engraving after a drawing by John Webber, sketched during Captain James Cook's visit to Tahiti, 1777.
Biographical/historical: Basis for the costume worn by Marie Jeanne in the Tahitian sequence in Eugene Loring's 1937 ballet Yankee Clipper.
Publications: Plate 29 from James Cook: A voyage to the Pacific Ocean. London. 1784, II.
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: 23.2 x 18 cm.
Description
Young dancer wearing floor-length dress, pompons at breasts, pleated, fan-shaped panels at back, hat decorated with stars.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737055978-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148504
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6813b170-2a5e-0133-74cf-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

  • 1751: Creator Born
  • 1784: Issued
  • 1790: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A young woman of Otaheite dancing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1784. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddf5f1e0-2a62-0133-0164-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A young woman of Otaheite dancing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddf5f1e0-2a62-0133-0164-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1784). A young woman of Otaheite dancing Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ddf5f1e0-2a62-0133-0164-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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A young woman of Otaheite dancing