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English: Detail from frontispiece to Thomas Wilson's Correct Method of German and French Waltzing (1816), showing nine positions of the Waltz, clockwise from the left (the musicians are at far left). At that time, the Waltz was a relatively new dance in England, and the fact that it was a couples dance (as opposed to the traditional group dances), and that the gentleman actually clasped his arm around the lady's waist, gave it a dubious moral status in the eyes of some.
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Source Scanned from History of Dance, by Mary Clarke and Clement Crisp
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current17:15, 2 January 2009Thumbnail for version as of 17:15, 2 January 20091,151 × 741 (200 KB)Churchhbetter version
14:14, 2 January 2009Thumbnail for version as of 14:14, 2 January 2009400 × 281 (43 KB)Macdonald-Ross{{Information |Description={{en|1=Illustration of early style of dance steps in the waltz: from a plate originally published in Thomas Wilson's Treatise on Waltzing.}} |Source=Richardson 1960. The social dances of the 19th century |Author=unknown |Date=18
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