Pageant of Rex

Poster, 1911
34 x 40 in (86 x 102 cm)
ID #LB32x47B-L-15
This colorful poster which is over 100 years old has a fascinating backstory. The Pageant of Rex, which is Latin for King, is one of the most popular parades in New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebration. In begain in 1872 to honor a russian King who visited Mardi Gras and has been tradition ever since. This poster shows all the different celebrations, including poetry, science, dancing, and more.

Condition: Fair, has many pieces missing, especially in the top right corner.

Please note this poster is linen backed with canvas.

LB32x47B-#15

250-500 celebration horizontal linen backed louisiana original posters poster retro vintage

More from $250 to $500


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