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Title
"Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
Contributor
Snyder, Bill
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of South Pasadena's float at 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade which depicts the court of Louis XVI (Robert de Golia) and Marie Antoinette (Mary Bellerue) in a garden at Versailles with a peacock at the front, and with 2 ladies in waiting (Jeanette Thompson and Mary Jean Lloyd). The float, guarded by out-walkers costumed as Nubian servants, is shown passing the Goodhue flagpole at Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. Winner of sweepstakes award at parade.
The theme of the 1936 forty-seventh annual Rose Parade was "History in Flowers."
Text from negative sleeve: 4304, Feb 4-36. Snyder negs on Parade, Floats only.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13443
ark:/21198/zz002hnn7m
Subject
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Floats (Parades)--California--Pasadena
Bellerue, Mary Bernice, b. 1918
Lloyd, Mary Jean, b. 1918 or 19
Thompson, Jeanette, b. 1918
Tournament of Roses
De Golia, Robert
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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