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Picturing a gentleman dancing-master

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The portrait of Kellom Tomlinson in 1716
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It was unusual for English dancing-masters, particularly during the first half of the eighteenth century, to be the subject of formal studio portraits, but one who was depicted in this way was Kellom Tomlinson. He has an important place in English dance history as a dance teacher and author of a finely illustrated dance manual, The Art of Dancing, first published in 1735 under the patronage of Catherine, 4th Viscountess Fauconberg; less well known however are his connections with a wider circ...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
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