Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints

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Title
Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints
Additional title: Illustrated London news
Names
Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905 (Wood engraver)
Godwin, James, -1876 (Wood engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840 - 1859 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Highland dancers and pipers; Illustrated London News, June 1, 1844 -- 'Mid the new-mown hay; [caption above image] English songs and melodies, by Charles Mackay and Sir H.R. Bishop; Illustrated London News, July 28, 1855 / E. Evans sc. -- Harvest home [double-page spread]; Illustrated London News, Sept. 25, 1858 / drawn by Godwin -- Old England, [six vignettes, including] 1781, Plough Monday, Dance of Bessy and the clown; 1782, Bringing in the May-pole on May morning; 1783, May Day; 1784, Milk maids' dance, with pile of plate, on May Day; 1783, Playing at bucklers, maids dancing for garlands; 1786, May-pole before St. Andrew Undershaft; [includes related text on the verso]; Old England, no. 66, vol. II, p. 121.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Fol 1-4
Topics
Folk dancing, English
Folk dancing, Scottish
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Highland dancers and pipers Gift; Lillian Moore.
Acquisition: 'Mid the new-mown hay, Harvest home, Old England Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 4 prints : 35 x 40 cm. or smaller
Description
Illustrations, chiefly from periodicals, depicting folk dancing in various parts of the British Isles.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825552005
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759765
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94fbcfa0-ed3c-0133-7827-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1826: Creator Born
  • 1840: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1859. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eaea29a0-f05b-0133-2571-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eaea29a0-f05b-0133-2571-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1859). Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eaea29a0-f05b-0133-2571-00505686a51c

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Folk dancing in England and Scotland in nineteenth-century prints