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Poster

Milwaukee Mardi Gras

Date: February 21 1882
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Print

Fire Company Invitation

Date: February 04 1864
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Photograph

William Hobbins in Costume

Date: February 08 1955
Description: William Suhr Hobbins, master of ceremonies for the Madison Art Association Beaux Arts Ball, in a large nightgown on which he painted a modernistic art pict...
Manuscript

The Death Of A Mansion

Date: March 1952
Description: An invitation to “A Black Masque and Ball Macabre at the DOOMED McCORMICK MANSION.” The mansion was the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Hall McCormi...
Photograph

Women Masquerading as Men

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Description: Four women dressed as men posing togther for a portrait. The woman on the left is wearing a beard and has a pipe in her mouth. In the center is a woman wea...

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