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Comus 1909 costume

Comus 1909 costume

The costume of Comus for 1909 was traditional. Originally posted to krewehistory.info. Comus 1909 Artist's watercolor for Comus in 1909. The theme that year for the parade and bal masque was, "Theme: flights of fancy." Notes from the Tulane Library collection: Drawing...

Podcast 39 – A Carnival Primer

Podcast 39 – A Carnival Primer

A Carnival Primer for everyone. Podcast 39 - A Carnival Primer When I'm asked to speak to a group that's come to town for a convention, meeting, etc., they often ask for a talk on a Carnival-related subject. I've expanded this into a Carnival Primer that traces the...

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