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Title
The prospect before us
Names
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791
Place: London
Publisher: S. W. Fores
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFE-18 Row T Pro 1
Topics
Didelot, Charles Louis, 1767-1837
Mlle, Théodore, 1760-1796
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Genres
Prints
Notes
Caption: Humanely inscrib'd to all those Professors of Music and Dancing whom the cap may fit. Pub'd. as the Act directs Jan. 13, 1791 by S. W. Fores, Piccadilly.
Mlle Théodore and Charles Didelot dancing in tattered clothes; Didelot holding out his hat to the crowd; four musicians playing. Background: houses with people watching from windows, a man holding a model of the Pantheon Theatre which bears the legend "Pray remember the poor dancers."
Reproduced in *MGTI Haskell, A picture history of ballet, no. 108.
Physical Description
Etching
Extent: Etching (hand-col.), 35.5 x 51.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737011508-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145886
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6154100-0880-0133-9204-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1756: Creator Born
  • 1791: Issued
  • 1827: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prospect before us" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1791. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e2b97610-0c85-0133-b9eb-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The prospect before us" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e2b97610-0c85-0133-b9eb-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1791). The prospect before us Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e2b97610-0c85-0133-b9eb-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The prospect before us