New Orleans March 01, 2017
These 11 Rare Photos Show New Orleans’ Mardi Gras History Like Never Before
The following Mardi Gras photos are really something special. They are some of the most rare photos that you will find of our amazing yearly celebration. We think you are going to love it!
1) Masked Group in the French Quarter, 1905
The cobblestone streets in the French Quarter look amazing.
2) Comus 1907
Did floats really look like this in 1907? I am amazed..is that real palmetto?
3) Mardi Gras Float, Postcard from 1908
The beauty of this Mardi Gras float is really something amazing.
4) Frenchmen Street Maskers, 1910
There is a truly magical feeling to this blast from the past to Frenchmen St.
5) 1916 Comus Modern Art World
This is another beautiful float from 1916.
6) Mardi Gras Canal St. 1920s
This blast from the past gives you a whole new perspective of Canal St.
7) King Zulu 1936
This is a really special glimpse into what the Zulu parade was many years ago.
8) Clowns 1936
These clowns are like the definition of classic clowns.
9) Canal St Parades, 1960
There is something interesting about the way they built these floats from 1960.
10) Canal Street Clowns
These clowns are another example of how unique clowns are during Mardi Gras.
11) French Quarter 1988
It's amazing how long ago this looks even though it was only 1988.
Aren’t those photos amazing? What is your favorite part of New Orleans Carnival season? Let us know in the comments below. We love to hear your feedback!