Tango americano: chanson Creole
NamesChouquet, Gustave, 1819-1886 (Translator)Escudier, Léon (Publisher)Bertauts (Printer)
Prints depicting dance
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1860 - 1869 (Questionable)Place: ParisPublisher: Léon Escudier
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFD Tan A 1
GenresPrintsScoresSheet music covers
NotesStatement of responsibility: [image signed on stone by] A. Lecocq; traduction française par Mr. Gustave Chouquet; chanté par Me. Pascal Lamazou; [dediée] à Madame Oscar Comettant.Content: Sheet music cover with 3 p. of music, including lyrics in Creole French.Statement of responsibility: On recto, beneath image: A. Lecocq; imp. Bertauts, Paris.Stamp on recto reads: au Ménstrel 2bis R. Vivienne, Huegel & fils.Statement of responsibility: From page 1 of sheet music: Accompagnement de piano par Melle Joséphine Martin.Acquisition: lot #105.Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; cm. + accompanying sheet music (3 p.)
DescriptionCreole couple dances, backs to each other, but looking towards each other over their shoulders. The man wears tattered knickers, a loose white shirt, and a hoop earring. The woman wears a ruffled, stripped skirt and a bandana. Behind them is a lush, jungle-like landscape.
Type of ResourceStill image
LanguagesFrenchCreoles and pidgins, French-based
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 226379615NYPL catalog ID (B-number): LE 2251 Léon EscudierNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16837150Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7459cde0-07cc-0133-5189-58d385a7b928
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