"Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
- "Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI" float at the Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1936
- Date Created
- January 1, 1936
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
The theme of the 1936 forty-seventh annual Rose Parade was "History in Flowers."
Close-up 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. The float is guarded by out-walkers costumed as Nubian servants. Winner of sweepstakes award at parade.
The building behind the float located at 337 W. Colorado Blvd. is still there (as of 2014).
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
De Golia, Robert
Bellerue, Mary Bernice, b. 1918
Tournament of Roses
- Pasadena (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image
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