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Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records ➔ Photographs (PC030201.03) ➔ Parsons School of Design Students in Group Costume as "The Birth of Venus" at Mardi Gras Ball

Photographic Material


Related person/organization

Parsons School of Design. Alumni Association (commissioner)

Date

1958

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

3.5 in (width) x 2.25 in (height)

Description

A group of students recreate Sandro Botticelli's painting "The Birth of Venus." The students dress as mermaids and as Poseidon, who carries a trident. At the center of the formation is a large half-shell, in which a female student sits. Taken at Parsons' annual Mardi Gras ball.

Related Terms

Parsons Institutional Collections

Location

box 17, folder 5

Identifier

PIC03002_b17_f05_05

Citation

Parsons School of Design Students in Group Costume as "The Birth of Venus" at Mardi Gras Ball. 1958. Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records; Photographs (PC030201.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Nov 2017.

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