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A Guide to Fashionable Dancing

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Le Polo
ID JSS0494
Title Le Polo
Document Reference MS 3088
Format 165 x 256 mm
Medium Printed page
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Dance, French Quadrille, Le Polo
Item Description This excerpt is from a series of notebooks compiled by Skinner and his own dance teacher, William Scott. The notebooks were published under the title, A Guide to Fashionable Dancing. This version of Le Polo, 'a new French Quadrille', has been pasted into the notebook by the compilers. A diagram at the top shows where the dancers should stand. In common with other quadrilles, it has five figures.
Creator Monsieur F Paul, Paris
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Publisher Charles Middleton, Keith
Time Period 1870s-1880s
Associated Dates: Creation c.1883
Associated Dates: Manuscript c.1883
Associated Dates: Publication 1884
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Dance Notebooks

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