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Print - A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands
  • A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands
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A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca.late eighteenth century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Rogers, John (engraver)
    Unknown (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.105-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved scene entitled 'A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands'. The image shows a group of male and female dancers positioned on a stage and performing before the audience seated around it. A line of text above the image indicates that the engraving was made for Bankes's New System of Geography and published by Royal Authority. ca. late 18th century. Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved scene showing 'A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands'. The image shows a group of male and female dancers positioned on a stage and performing before the audience seated around it. A line of text above the image indicates that the engraving was made for Bankes's New System of Geography and published by Royal Authority.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca.late eighteenth century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Rogers, John (engraver)
Unknown (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 17.3 cm, Width: 22.1 cm

Descriptive line

Engraved scene showing 'A Dance at Otaheite one of the Society Islands' engraved for Bankes's New System of Geography, published by Royal Authority, ca. late 18th century. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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