Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Vintage Mardi Gras, Pt. 2
More vintage New Orleans Mardi Gras photos (on the actual day that Mardi Gras is celebrated), beginning with three 1946 shots.
I'm not quite sure what this "hobo" has on his "Chicken Inspector" sign, but it might be part of a fraternity gag.
This sheik gives Rudolph Valentino a run for his money; his harem girls are very lovely!
This is why I have no desire to go to Mardi Gras. Wall-to-wall people. Get me a balcony, please!
How about these creative signs? "Alcoholics Unanimous," "Don't Laugh - Your Kid May Be Up Here!" and "Danger! Hangovers Under Construction."
In the float seen in this shot, The Prisoners of Love are wearing prison garb. Rubenstein's Department Store, visible in the background, is still in business and has been since 1924.
How are you celebrating Mardi Gras today?
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