Rex Greets His Subjects - Mardi Gras Parade

Rex Greets His Subjects - Mardi Gras Parade New Orleans Louisiana

Stock #: 228686
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: Orleans
Publisher: A. Hirschwitz
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Here you see St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, just before it intersects with Canal Street. Rex, mighty Mardi Gras Monarch, is seen greeting his subjects as his float winds its way through dense crowds of merrymakers. Just two blocks back, the monarch was toasted by the Mayor and given the keys to the city. Three blocks farther on, he will toast his queen at the Boston Club in accordance with the age-old custom