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Image Of Lot 0652 652. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball favor pin, 1904, theme "Izdubar". $400/600
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Jewelry of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2006, p. 31; and Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 28.
Image Of Lot 0653 653. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, 10 kt. yellow gold and enamel ball favor pin, 1912, theme "Cathay", (missing small drop). $200/400
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Jewelry of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2006, p. 38; and Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 28.
Image Of Lot 0654 654. Mardi Gras, a group of ball favor pins, including Knights of Momus, sterling silver and enamel, c. 1920; Harlequin, c. 1900; and mask. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0655 655. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball favor pin, 1905, theme "The Rubaiyat". $300/500
Image Of Lot 0656 656. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball favor pin, 1905, theme "The Rubaiyat". $300/500
Image Of Lot 0657 657. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball favor pins, 1976 and 1977; together with Twelfth Night Revelers Golden Bean, c. 1970s, (3 pcs.) $150/250
Image Of Lot 0658 658. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball favor pin, 1908, theme "The Realm of Hyperion". $250/350
Image Of Lot 0659 659. Mardi Gras, High Priests of Mithras, sterling silver, gilt and enamel ball favor pin, Adler's, New Orleans. $300/500
Image Of Lot 0660 660. Mardi Gras, Sunday Sinners, a group of 9 pins. $100/200
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661. Mardi Gras, Rex, 1901, silvered stamp box, theme "Human Passions and Characteristics", oxidized surface. $150/250
Image Of Lot 0662 662. Mardi Gras, Rex, 1906, pin cushion, theme "In Utopia", retains some bright gilt surface and bright purple velvet. $200/400
Image Of Lot 0663 663. Mardi Gras, Mystick [sic] Krewe of Comus, February 24, 1903, theme "A Leaf from the Mahabharata", parade bulletin, lithographer T. Fitzwilliams & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $400/600
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664. Mardi Gras, Mystick [sic] Krewe of Comus, March 7, 1905, theme "The Lost Pleiad", parade bulletin, float design by Jennie Wilde, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Float Designs of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: New Orleans, 2001, pp. 1245.
Image Of Lot 0665 665. Mardi Gras, Mystick [sic] Krewe of Comus, February 20, 1912, theme "Cathay", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
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666. Mardi Gras, Rex, February 16, 1904, theme "In the Realm of Imagination", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0667 667. Mardi Gras, Rex, February 27, 1906, theme "In Utopia", parade bulletin, float design by Bror Anders Wikstrom, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Float Designs of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2001, p. 1267.
Image Of Lot 0668 668. Mardi Gras, Rex, February 28, 1911, theme "Arts and Sciences", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0669 669. Mardi Gras, Rex, February 4, 1913, theme "Enchantments and Transformations", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
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670. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 11, 1904, theme "Visions of the World's Vanities", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0671 671. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 22, 1906, theme "Leaves from Oriental Literature", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0672 672. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 27, 1908, theme "Aesop's Fables", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0673 673. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 3, 1910, theme "The Winged World", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0674 674. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 15, 1912, theme "Chronicles of Momus", parade bulletin, pencil inscription, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
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675. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, February 28, 1924, theme "The Jatakamala", parade bulletin, lithographer Searcy & Pfaff, unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0676 676. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 22, 1887, theme "Andersen's Fairy Tales", parade bulletin, lithographer Byrne & Laudummey, unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0677 677. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 15, 1904, theme "The Alphabet", parade bulletin, lithographer T. Fitzwilliam & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0678 678. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 26, 1906, theme "The Inspiration of Proteus (Silver Anniversary)", parade bulletin, lithographer T. Fitzwilliam & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0679 679. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 22, 1909, theme "Romances of Wales", parade bulletin, lithographer T. Fitzwilliam & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0680 680. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 27, 1911, theme "Last Days of Pompeii", parade bulletin, lithographer T. Fitzwilliam & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $400/600
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681. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, February 3, 1913, theme "Adventures of Telemachus", parade bulletin, lithographer Walle & Co., unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $500/700
Image Of Lot 0682 682. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, March 3, 1924, theme "NetaTua", parade bulletin, lithographer Searcy & Pfaff, unframed, sheet 28 in. x 42 in. $400/600
Image Of Lot 0683 683. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, ball invitation and envelope, 1887, theme "Domino", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0684 684. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, ball invitation, 1897, theme "The Chrysanthemum". $200/300
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 81.
Image Of Lot 0685 685. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, ball invitation and dance card with pencil, 1898, theme "Minstrels of the Olden Time". (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0686 686. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1900, theme "The Four Seasons"; together with ball invitation and envelope, 1903, theme "Pierrot Domino". (5 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0687 687. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, ball invitation, envelope and dance card, 1910, theme "The Garden of the Gods". (3 pcs.) $300/500
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688. Mardi Gras, Twelfth Night Revelers, dance card, 1913, theme "The Origin and Quaint Customs of Twelfth Night". $300/500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 83.
Image Of Lot 0689 689. Mardi Gras, The Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and envelope, 1894, theme "Once Upon a Time", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0690 690. Mardi Gras, The Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope, and dance card, 1895, theme "The Songs of Long Ago", (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0692 691. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1904, theme "Izdubar", designed by Jennie Wilde, (3 pcs.) $600/900
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692. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1907, theme "Tennyson", (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0693 693. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, dance card with pencil and envelope, 1908, theme "Gods and Goddesses", designed by Jennie Wilde, (2 pcs.) $400/600
Note: Dance card illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 40.
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694. Mardi Gras, Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1910, theme "Mahomet", (3 pcs.) $500/700
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695. Mardi Gras, Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and dance card with pencil, 1911, theme "Familiar Quotations", designed by Jennie Wilde, (2 pcs.) $500/700
Image Of Lot 0696 696. Mardi Gras, Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope, admit card, and dance card with pencil, 1912, theme "Cathay", (4 pcs.) $500/700
Image Of Lot 0697 697. Mardi Gras, Mystick[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1913, theme "Mysteries", (3 pcs.) $500/700
Image Of Lot 0698 698. Mardi Gras, Mystic[sic] Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and envelope, 1917, theme "Romantic Legends", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0699 699. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, three ball invitations, 1921; 1925, theme "The Realms of Phantasy"; and 1926, theme "The Garden of Cashmere", (3 pcs.) $400/600
Note: The 1925 ball invitation illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 42.
Image Of Lot 0700 700. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and program, 1924, theme "The Mirthful Monarch Greets Ye Once Again", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0701 701. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and program "Opinions of the Press on the First Appearance of the Mistick Krewe of Comus", 1927, theme "Arabesques"; and press phamphlet for Perry Young's The Mistick Krewe, Chronicles of Comus and his Kin, (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0702 702. Mardi Gras, Mistick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation and program "Reminiscences of the First Balls of the Mysticsic Krewe of Comus and Two Previous Affairs", 1929, theme "Gleanings of the Past", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0703 703. Mardi Gras, Mystick Krewe of Comus, ball invitation, 1930, theme "The Legends of Faust"; ball invitation, 1931, theme "Jewels from Byron"; and ball invitation and admit card, 1932, (4 pcs.) $300/500
Note: The 1931 ball invitation illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 42 and Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 59.
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704. Mardi Gras, Rex ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1884, theme "The Semitic Races", lithography by F. Appel, Paris, (3 pcs.) $1000/1500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, pp. 5355.
Image Of Lot 0705 705. Mardi Gras, Rex ball invitation, envelope and two admit cards, 1888, theme "The Realm of Flowers"; together with envelope, 1892, theme "Symphony of Colors", (4 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0706 706. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1884, theme "The Passions" (3 pcs.) $600/800
Note: Ball invitation illustrated in Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 23.
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707. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1885, theme "The Legends Beautiful", (3 pcs.) $600/900
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, pp. 1112.
Image Of Lot 0708 708. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and program booklet, 1889, theme "The Culprit Fay (Joseph Rodman Drake)", (3 pcs.) $600/800
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709. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation and envelope, 1890, theme "Paradise and the Peri (Moore)", (2 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0710 710. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, admit card, and program booklet, 1894, theme "The Fairies and the Fiddler"; and dance card, 1897, theme "Domino". (4 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0711 711. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, dance card, 1895, theme "The Legends Beautiful", (1 pc.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0712 712. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1900, theme "Legends From the Court of King Arthur", (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0713 713. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation and envelope, 1903, theme "Myths of the Red Men"; ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1906, theme "Leaves from Oriental Literature", designed by Jennie Wilde; and ball invitation and envelope, 1913, theme "Above the Clouds". (7 pcs.) $600/900
Image Of Lot 0714 714. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1905, theme "Vathek, Ninth Caliph of the Abassides", designed by Jennie Wilde (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0715 715. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1908, theme "Aesop's Fables", (3 pcs.) $500/700
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 116.
Image Of Lot 0716 716. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1910, "The Winged World", (3 pcs.) $500/700
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717. Mardi Gras, Knights of Momus, dance card with pencil, 1915, theme "Tales of the How and Why", designed by Jennie Wilde. $300/500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 118.
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718. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1883, theme "The History of France", designed by Charles Briton; and envelope, 1884, theme "The Aeneid", (4 pcs.) $800/1200
Note: Ball invitation illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 123; and Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 39.
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719. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, popup ball invitation, 1891, theme "Tales of the Genii", designed by Carlotta Bonnecaze. Note: Condition. $500/700
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720. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, two ball invitations, 1892, theme "A Dream of the Vegetable Kingdom", (1 pc.) Note: Losses to both. $500/700
Note: Illustrated in Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 37.
Image Of Lot 0721 721. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1895, theme "Asgard and The Gods", (3 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0722 722. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation and envelope, 1896, theme "Dumb Society", (2 pcs.) $400/600
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723. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope, admit card and dance card with pencil, 1900, theme "Tales of Childhood", designed by Bror Anders Wikstrom, (4 pcs.) $700/900
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724. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope and a dance card with pencil, 1905, theme "The Rubaiyat", (3 pcs.) $700/900
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725. Mardi Gras Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, two envelopes, and dance card, 1907, theme "The Queen of the Serpents", designed by Bror Anders Wikstrom, (4 pcs.) $600/800
Note: Ball invitation illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 140
Image Of Lot 0726 726. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball dance card and envelope, 1908, theme "The Light of Asia", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 140.
Image Of Lot 0727 727. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope and admit card, 1910, theme "Astrology", (4 pcs.) $400/600
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728. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation and admit card, 1911, theme "The Last Days of Pompeii (BulwerLytton)", (2 pcs.) $300/500
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729. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1912, theme "Zoroaster", (3 pcs.) $400/600
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730. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation, 1914, theme "Gerusalemme Liberata (Tasso)"; and an envelope, 1915, theme "Famous Lovers of the World". (2 pcs.) $300/500
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731. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Proteus, ball invitation and envelope, 1917, theme "The Earthly Paradise"; and three ball invitations, 1923, theme "Myths and Legends of the North American Indians"; 1924, theme "Neta-Tua (Haggard)"; and 1925, theme "Tales and Romances of Old Japan", (5 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0732 732. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation and envelope, 1895, theme "Bride of the Ice King", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0733 733. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1896, theme "The Loves of the Angels", (3 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0734 734. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation, envelope and dance card, 1901, theme "Glimpses of Fairyland", (3 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0735 735. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation and dance card, 1904, theme "Capture of the Sun Goddess", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0736 736. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball program, 1909, theme "Poseidon's Quest of Atlantis". Note: Condition. $100/200
Image Of Lot 0737 737. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation and dance card, 1910, theme "The Starry Host", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0738 738. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation and envelope, 1912, theme "Poseidon Visits Mars", designed by Jennie Wilde, (2 pcs.) $300/500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 86.
Image Of Lot 0739 739. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitation and envelope, 1913, theme "The Country Circus", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 87.
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740. Mardi Gras, The Atlanteans, ball invitations, 1914, 1916, 1921 with envelope, 1923, 1924, 1925 and 1927, (8 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0741 741. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitation, envelope and dance card with pencil, 1896, theme "A Myth of the Sea", (3 pcs.) $300/500
Note: Krewe of Nereus held its first ball on February 3rd, 1896 at the French Opera House.
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742. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitation and envelope, 1899, theme "A Visit to the North Pole", (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0743 743. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitations, 1902, theme "The Fountain of Youth"; and 1904, theme "The Ice Queen (from Prince Silverwings by Edith Ogden Harrison), (2 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0744 744. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitation and admit card, 1906, theme "The Harvest Festival"; and ball invitation and envelope, 1909, theme "Colonial Days". (5 pcs.) $400/600
Image Of Lot 0745 745. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitation and dance card with pencil, 1910, theme "When Knighthood was in Flower"; and ball invitation and envelope, 1912, theme "A Christmas Party". (4 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0746 746. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Nereus, ball invitation, 1914, theme "Birds of Audubon", (1 pc.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0747 747. Mardi Gras, High Priests of Mithras, ball invitation and envelope, 1905, theme "The Reign of Rameses II and Menephtah"; ball invitation, 1908, theme "The Romance of El Cid"; ball invitation, 1922, theme "The Lady or the Tiger"; and ball invitation and envelope, 1913, theme "Alice in Wonderland". (6 pcs.) $600/800
Image Of Lot 0748 748. Mardi Gras, High Priests of Mithras, ball invitation and dance card with pencil, 1910, theme "The Tale of the Ninth Statue (From the Thousand and One Nights)", (2 pcs.) $400/600
Note: Illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 95.
Image Of Lot 0749 749. Mardi Gras, Amphictyons, four ball invitations, including two 1905, one inscribed in pencil "Sorry you were not there"; 1907 and 1908. (4 pcs.) $500/700
Image Of Lot 0750 750. Mardi Gras, The Argonauts, ball invitation, envelope and two admit cards, 1892, theme "Carnival Tournament", (4 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0751 751. Mardi Gras, The Argonauts, ball invitation, envelope and two admit cards, 1893, theme "The Arrival of the Argo", (4 pcs.) $300/500
Image Of Lot 0752 752. Mardi Gras, Les Mysterieuses, ball invitation, envelope and dance card, 1896, (3 pcs.) $500/700
Note: Les Mysterieuses was founded in 1896.
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753. Mardi Gras, The Olympians, ball invitation, 1913, theme "A Starry Fantasy"; and ball invitation, envelope and two admit cards, 1914, theme "The Kingdom of Gems", (5 pcs.) $500/700
Note: The 1913 invitation illustrated in Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 54.
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754. Mardi Gras, The Mystic Club, dance card, and admit card, 1924, theme "A Mandarin's Joy Ride: The Interpretation of an Ancient Song of the Celestials"; ball invitation and envelope, 1925; ball invitation and envelope, 1926; ball invitation, envelope, program, and envelope, 1927, theme, "Monsieur Beaucaire Suite et Fin: A Chapter that was Forgotten by Mr. Tarkington"; and ball invitation, 1928, (11 pcs.) $300/500
Note: The 1927 Mystic Club ball program illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasure, Invitations of the Golden Age, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 100.
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755. Mardi Gras, The Mystic Club, dance card, 1923, theme "Arabian Nights"; ball program and envelope, 1927, theme "Monsieur Beaucaire: A Chapter that was Forgotten by Mr. Tarkington"; and ball invitation, 1929, (3 pcs.) $300/500
Note: The 1927 Mystic Club ball program illustrated in Henri Schindler's Mardi Gras Treasures, Pelican Publishing Company: Gretna, 2000, p. 100; 1929 ball invitation illustrated in Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, p. 57
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756. Mardi Gras, Alexis, ball invitations, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1928 (5 pcs.). $150/250
Image Of Lot 0757 757. Mardi Gras, Krewe of Mystery, ball invitation, 1928. $200/400
Note: Illustrated in Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Arthur Hardy Enterprises: New Orleans, 2003, pp. 567.
Image Of Lot 0758 758. Mardi Gras, Prophets of Persia, ball invitation, admit card and program, 1927, theme "Coronation, Napoleon I and Josephine, Paris, 1804", (3 pcs.) Note: The Prophets of Persia's first ball was held in 1927. $250/350
Image Of Lot 0759 759. Mardi Gras. Krewe of Nippon, ball invitation and admit card, 1932 and three unidentified envelopes, (5 pcs.) $100/200
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