Spectacular scenes of crowds and kings!
Sparkling beads, shimmering doubloons, the flash of flambeauxMardi Gras in the Crescent City is vibrantly visual: a scintillating riot of color and light. These vivid photographs of reigning royalty and rambunctious revelers walking and riding among their subjects and peers crisply capture the effervescent élan of this spirited season. Come see elaborate costumes and fantastical floats inspired by traditions old and new, sacred and profane. Masked and merry bacchants strut the streets in show-stopping finery. Step into the mystical realm of Carnival with this photographic fête. Accompanied by morsels of history and memories, New Orleans Mardi Gras Moments invokes the essence of Carnival season year-round.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Peggy Scott Laborde is the producer and host of Steppin' Out, which airs on WYES-TV in New Orleans. Her professional accomplishments have earned her awards from the Press Club of New Orleans and American Women in Radio and Television. She has garnered praise for her extensive efforts in conserving the arts and history of New Orleans. Laborde is also the coauthor of Pelican's Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way and Christmas in New Orleans.
In her decades-long career, photographer Judi Bottoni has had her work published in Time magazine, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and People magazine, as well as in Arthur Hardy’s Mardi Gras Guide. Bottoni attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and the Art Institute of Minneapolis and has called New Orleans home for more than twenty years.