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American home scenes

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Title
American home scenes
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861 (Inferred)
Place: New York
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Ame 1
Topics
Dance, Black -- United States
Genres
Prints
Notes
Source note: A double-page illustration from Harper's Weekly.
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: 34.5 x 51 cm.
Description
Six vignettes captioned The apple cut, The dance, Quilting, Husking corn, The breakdown, and Raffling. Upper center a family is dancing in a small, plain room to the music of a fiddler.Lower center two slaves dance to the accompaniment of a banjo. A dozen friends are sitting or standing in the background.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887006457-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12165950
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a3c3c60-1e97-0133-fdcb-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

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American home scenes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb929f60-1e9f-0133-7e87-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American home scenes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb929f60-1e9f-0133-7e87-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). American home scenes Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/eb929f60-1e9f-0133-7e87-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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American home scenes