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Carlotta GRISI (1819-1899) in Giselle

as Giselle in Giselle. Steel engraving by H. Robinson after A. E. Chalon from Charles Heath : Beauties of the Opera and Ballet. Published by David Bogue: London, [1845].

Giselle, ou Les Wilis, : pantomime ballet in 2 acts. Choreography by Jean Coralli : music by Adolph Adam. First performed Théâtre de l’Académie Royale de Musique, Paris, 28 June 1841.

Apparently published simultaneously with Girardon : Les beautés de l’Opéra, ou Chefs d’Oeuvres lyriques illustrés par les premiers artistes de Paris et de Londres (Paris,1845), with which it shares identical plates and illustrations and similar descriptive texts of four ballets and five operas popular in both capitals during the 1840s.