Photo, Print, Drawing Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

[ original digital file ]

About this Item

Title
Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama
Contributor Names
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer
Created / Published
2010 [February]
Subject Headings
-  United States--Alabama--Mobile
-  Mardi Gras
-  America
Format Headings
Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010.
Genre
Digital photographs--Color--2000-2010
Notes
-  Date from other Mardi Gras images in same group.
-  Mardi Gras began in Mobile, Alabama in 1703 when it was a colony of French soldiers. Colorful beads and Moon Pies (two large cookies with marshmellow in between and covered with various flavors of chocolate) are thrown from the floats.
-  Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer.
-  Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Gift; George F. Landegger; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:090).
-  Forms part of: George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Medium
1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
LC-DIG-highsm- 05333 (ONLINE) [P&P]
Source Collection
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946- Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
highsm 05333 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/highsm.05333
Library of Congress Control Number
2010637182
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-highsm-05333 (original digital file)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
Description
Date from other Mardi Gras images in same group. Mardi Gras began in Mobile, Alabama in 1703 when it was a colony of French soldiers. Colorful beads and Moon Pies (two large cookies with marshmellow in between and covered with various flavors of chocolate) are thrown from the floats. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; George F. Landegger; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:090). Forms part of: George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2010637182
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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-highsm-05333 (original digital file)
  • Call Number: LC-DIG-highsm- 05333 (ONLINE) [P&P]
  • Access Advisory: ---

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Chicago citation style:

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama. Alabama Mobile United States, 2010. [February] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010637182/. (Accessed December 13, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Highsmith, C. M., photographer. (2010) Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama. Alabama Mobile United States, 2010. [February] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010637182/.

MLA citation style:

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama. [February] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2010637182/>.