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Parsons School of Design Alumni Association recordsPhotographs (PC030201.03) ➔ Group of Six Parsons School of Design Students Dressed in School Girls' Uniforms at Mardi Gras Ball

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Standard Flashlight Co., Inc. (photographer)
Parsons School of Design. Alumni Association (commissioner)



Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


A group of male students dressed as parochial schoolgirls in pinafore-style jumpers and wearing hats cluster around another male student, dressed as the matron of the group. The costumes are possibly a reference to the children's picture book series Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans, relating the adventures of a French Catholic schoolgirl and her peers. This photograph was taken at Parsons School of Design's annual Mardi Gras Costume Ball.


473-A2;STANDARD FLASHLIGHT CO., Inc./ Professional [sic] Photographers/ 1595 BROADWAY/ CIRCLE 6-0366/ NEW YORK 19, N.Y:

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Parsons Institutional Collections


box 17, folder 1



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