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New Orleans Carnival Rex Ball Invitation, 1892,
Symbolism of Colour, in the form of a hexagonal Lotus flower,
designed by Bror Anders Wikstrom (1884-1909)
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New Orleans Carnival Rex Ball Invitation, 1890,
Rulers of Ancient Times, in the form of a fan
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New Orleans 1880:
Invitation to the Rex Mardi Gras Ball;
Theme: the Four Elements

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Poster of the Rex Parade 1872
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Mardi Gras 1882, Rex card
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New Orleans Mardi Gras 1912. Rex on his throne
with page. George W. Clay was Rex, king of Carnival,
in 1912, and his son, George W. Clay Jr.
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Sea Nettle and Bat

Mistick Krewe of Comus 1873
'Missing Links' Parade Costume Designs
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African Elephant and Wild Boar


New Orleans Mardi Gras 1907.
Illustration showing King's float for Rex parade
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Rex parade float 4, 'Venture'.
New Orleans Mardi Gras, 1901
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Rex parade float 16, 'Hope'.
New Orleans Mardi Gras, 1901
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'Visions of Nations'.
Illustration showing title float for Rex parade.
New Orleans Mardi Gras 1907'.
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