Vintage Mardi Gras: a look back at everyone's favorite Tuesday


See what Mardi Gras was like before Girls Gone Wild invaded with their video camera

While Mardi Gras may be celebrated in hundreds of cities across the world, Fat Tuesday in New Orleans reigns as the most iconic. It’s been the pre-Ash Wednesday party of all parties for decades, even before Girls Gone Wild showed up with their video cameras. These beautiful old postcards and photos give us a glimpse into Fat Tuesday Parades from years gone by.

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Photo Credits: Buncolator, Flickr, Pspring

 

 


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