Watercolors of New Orleans Mardi Gras parades that will make you want to time travel back and join the party. Carnival Collection, Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University.

"Among the pavilions." 1901.
Float design from a 1901 Krewe of Proteus parade which had the theme “Al-Kyris the Magnificent”. Bror Anders Wikstrom, watercolorist. © Carnival Collection, Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University. Fair use license. via https://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/islandora/object/tulane%3A9067
"Amphitrite." 1886.
“Amphitrite.” 1886. Krewe of Proteus float design for a parade with the theme “Visions of other Worlds.” Carlotta Bonnecaze, watercolorist. © Carnival Collection, Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University. Fair use license. via https://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/islandora/object/tulane%3A8722
"Ancestral Hall." 1885.
“Ancestral Hall.” 1885. Image taken from the float bulletin for a Krewe of Proteus parade which was themed “Myths and Worships of China.” Carlotta Bonnecaze, watercolorist. © Carnival Collection, Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University. Fair use license. via https://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/islandora/object/tulane%3A7888
"Andromeda." 1975.
“Andromeda.” 1975. Float design from for a Mistick Krewe of Comus parade with the theme “Comus’ constellations.” Watercolorist not known. © Carnival Collection, Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University. Fair use license. via https://digitallibrary.tulane.edu/islandora/object/tulane%3A4070
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