Napier Mardi Gras

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A black and white photograph of the 1915 Napier Mardi Gras parade.

The image depicts two decorative large heads paraded through the crowd. The image is taken from behind a group of onlookers lining the parade path. In the Victorian building behind the scene people are standing on the balcony observing the carnival.

The original label on the photograph reads : Grotesque Heads.

Photographer, Leo Bestall.
Date, 1915.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card with four other images.
Height x Width: 43 x 64mm
Height x Width: 162 x 260mm
Subject period
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2575 a
Other number(s)
2575 a, 78416

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