Saturday, June 05, 2010

'Missing Links' Mardi Gras Costume Designs, 1873

Above artworks taken from the Mistick Krewe of Comus 1873 'Missing Links' Parade Costume Designs.

"This collection is the complete set of costume design drawings for the 1873 Mystick Krewe of Comus "Missing Links" parade. It was an important event in New Orleans' Mardi Gras history, becoming one of the first major parades to use satire and political commentary."

Visit BibliOdyssey to see more costume designs. All of them are on display at the Louisiana Digital Library here.


Dieter VDO said...

Fabulous! I love how the people are deformed in these "costume designs".

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