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[Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.]

Image ID: 1624306

[Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.] (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Chorus of maidens, taught by a choregos, practice a dance which imitates a flight of birds.]

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 38.5 x 30 cm.

Notes

: A "choregos" is a chorus master. In ancient Greece, a chorus was a group of citizens who sang and danced at plays, festivals and ceremonies. They were hired, trained and sometimes even fed by the choregos, who was a sort of cross between a civic official and an impresario.

Original Source

: From Greek vase paintings. (London Unwin 1894) Harrison, Jane Ellen (1850-1928), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Dance -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (14 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (2 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON OX DAN-Anc

Digital ID

: 1624306

Record ID

: 1763131

Digital Item Published

: 5-16-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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