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Here are all the illustrations from the book used on the site with their full descriptions. Clicking on a figure will lead you to its corresponding full-sized image.

Fig. 1: Dancing to the clapping of bands. Egyptian, from the tomb of Ur-ari-en-Ptah, 6th Dynasty, about 3300 B.C. (British Museum.)

Fig. 2: Greek Figures in a solemn dance. From a vase at Berlin.

Fig. 3: The hieroglyphics describe the dance.

Fig. 4: Egyptian hieroglyphic for "dance."

Fig. 5: Cyprian limestone group of Phoenician dancers, about 6.5 in. high. There is a somewhat similar group, also from Cyprus, in the British Museum. The dress, a hooded cowl, appears to be of great antiquity.

Fig. 6: Phoenician patera, from Idalium, showing a religious ritual dance before a goddess in a temple round a sun emblem.

Fig. 7: Female Figure smelling a lotus. From a painting in the British Museum.

Fig. 8: Dance of Bacchantes, painted by the ceramic painter, Hieron. (British Museum.)

Fig. 9: Dancing Bacchante. From a vase in the British Museum.

Fig. 10: Greek terra cotta dancing girl, about 350 B.C. (British Museum.)

Fig. 11: The Gěrănŏs from a vase in the Museo Borbonico, Naples.

Fig. 12: Panathenaeac dance, about the 4th century B.C.

Fig. 13: A military dance, supposed to be the Corybantum. From a Greek bas-relief in the Vatican Museum.

Fig. 14: Greek dancer with castanets. (British Museum.) See also Castanet dance by Myron, Fig. 63a.

Fig. 15: Cymbals (about 4 in.) and double flute. (British Museum.)

Fig. 16: Greek dancers. From a vase in the Hamilton Collection.

Fig. 17: Bacchanalian dancer. Vase from Nocera, Museum, Naples.

Fig. 18: Greek dancers and tumblers.

Fig. 19: Etruscan bronze dancer with eyes of diamonds, found at Verona. Now in the British Museum.

Fig. 20: Etruscan dancer. From a painting in the Grotta dei Vasi dipinti—Corneto.

Fig. 21: Etruscan dancing and performances. From paintings in the Grotta della Scimia Corneto, about 500 B.C.

Fig. 22: Etruscan Dancing. From the Grotta del Triclinio.—Corneto.

Fig. 23: Funeral dance in the obsequies of a female. From a painted tomb near Albanella.

Fig. 24: Funeral dance. From Capua.

Fig. 25: Funeral dance from the same tomb.

Fig. 26: Bacchante leading the Dionysian bull to the altar. Bas-relief in the Vatican.

Fig. 27: Bacchante. From a fresco, Pompeii, 1st century B.C.

Fig. 28: Dancer. From a fresco in the Baths of Constantine, 4th century A.D.

Fig. 29: Gleemen's dance, 9th century. From Cleopatra, Cotton MS. C. viii., British Museum.

Fig. 30: Dancing to horn and pipe. From an Anglo-Saxon MS.

Fig. 31: Anglo-Saxon sword dance. From the MS. Cleopatra, C. viii., British Museum.

Fig. 32: Sword dance to bagpipes, 14th century. From 2 B vii., Royal MS., British Museum.

Fig. 33: Herodias tumbling. From a MS. end of 13th century (Addl. 18,719, f. 253b), British Museum.

Fig. 34: A tumbler, as caryatid. Rouen Cathedral, 13th century.

Fig. 35: 14th century dancers. A and C are tumblers; B, tumbling and balancing to the tambour; D, a woman dancing around a whipped bear; E, jesters dancing.

Fig. 36: A, man dancing and playing pipes, carrying a woman; B, jumping through a hoop; C, a stilt dance. 14th century.

Fig. 37: Italian dance. From an engraving, end of 15th century, attributed to Baccio Baldini.

Fig. 38: Italian dancing, the end of the 15th century.

Fig. 39: Chamber dance, 15th century. From a drawing by Martin Zasinger.

Fig. 40: Dancing in a "pleasure garden," end of the 15th century. French, from the "Roman de la Rose," in the British Museum.

Fig. 41: Fancy dress dance of Wildemen of the 15th century. From MS. 4379 Harl, British Museum.

Fig. 42: Comic dance to pipe and tabor, end of 15th century. From pen drawing in the Mediaeval House Book in the Castle of Wolfegg, by the Master of the Amsterdam Cabinet.

Fig. 43: A dance of Angels and Saints.

Fig. 44: Dancing angels. From a 'Nativity' by Sandro Botticelli, circa 1500 A.D.

Fig. 45: Albert Durer, 1514 A.D.

Fig. 46: Albert Durer.

Fig. 47: Scenes from dances. German, dated 1546, by Hans Sebald Beham.

Fig. 48: A torchlight military dance of the early 16th century. From a picture by Hans Burgkmair.

Fig. 49: La Galliarde. From the "Orchesographie" of Thoinot Arbeau (Jean Tabourot), Langres, 1588.

Fig. 50: Morris dancers. From a window that was in the possession of George Tollett, Esq., Birtley, Staffordshire, 16th century.

Fig. 51: Court dance. From a drawing by Callot, 1635 A.D.

Fig. 52: Comic dancers. By Callot, from the act entitled "Balli di Sfessama," 1609 A.D.

Fig. 53: Country dance. From a drawing by John Evangelist Holtzer, 17th century.

Fig. 54: A ball-room dance, Le Bal Pare, of the 18th century. From August de l'Aubin.

Fig. 55: A dance in the 18th century. From a painting by Hogarth.

Fig. 56: Caricature of a dancing master. Hogarth.

Fig. 57: Spring dancing away from winter. From a drawing by Watteau.

Fig. 58: The Misses Gunning dancing. End of the 18th century, from a print by Bunbury, engraved by Bartolozzi.

Fig. 59: Dancing. Close of the 18th century. From Derby ware.

Fig. 60: Spanish dance in the Hall of Saragoza, 19th century.

Fig. 61: Mlle. de Camargo. After a painting by Lancret, about 1740 A.D.

Fig. 62: Pauline Duvernay at Covent Garden, 1833-1838.

Fig. 63: Mlle. Fanny Ellsler. From a lithograph by A. Lacaucbie.

Fig. 63a: Dancing satyr playing castanets, by Myron, in the Vatican Museum. The action is entirely suggestive of that of Fanny Ellsler, and might be evidence of the antiquity of the Spanish tradition.

Fig. 64: Mlle. Taglioni. From a lithograph of the period.

Fig. 65: Pas de Trois by Mlles. Ferraris, Taglioni, and Carlotta Grisi.

Fig. 66: Mlle. Adeline Genee, 1906. Photo, Ellis and Walery.

Fig. 67: Mlle. Anna Pavlova, 1910. From a photo by Foulsham and Banfield.

Fig. 68: Mlle. Sophie Fedorova.

Fig. 69: Japanese Court Dance.

Fig. 70: Indian dancing-girl.

Fig. 71: Patagonian dancers to fife and tabor.

Fig. 72: Tibetan religious dancing procession, 1908 a.d.

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