[London: J. Mitchell, 1837.]
Lithograph on india paper, india 310 x 230mm. 12¼ x 9". Creasing; margins trimmed.
Pauline (Yolande Marie Louise) Duvernay (1813 - 1894), dancer, looking over her right shoulder, in costume, holding castanets; in the first London production of "Le Diable Boîteux" ("The Devil on Two Sticks", i.e. crutches), 1836, choreographed by Jean Coralli. Duvernay retired the following year, aged 25 and at the height of her career, to marry Stephens Lyne-Stephens, M.P., thought to be the richest commoner in England at that time. By Richard James Lane, after Alfred Edward Chalon (1780 - 1860).
Harvard p.402, 1.
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