Friday, September 30, 2011

New Digital Collection: Jennie Wilde's Float Designs

Jennie Wilde (1865-1913) designed floats for many New Orleans Mardi Gras parades. Mistick Krewe of Comus 1910 float designs features 20 of Wilde's colorful and detailed designs.  Google Books Preview includes the chapter on Jennie Wilde in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures: Float Designs of the Golden Age (Pelican Pub. Co., 2001). 

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