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Illustrating Carnival: Remembering the Overlooked Artists Behind Early Mardi Gras

Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 16:29

For more than 150 years the city of New Orleans has been known for the theatricality and extravagance of its Mardi Gras celebrations. Allison C. Meier looks at the wonderfully ornate float and costume designs from Carnival's "Golden Age" and the group of New Orleans artists who created them.