Presbytère on Jackson Square, New Orleans Photos

The Presbytère now houses the Louisiana State Museum Mardi Gras collection. The Presbytère (originally called the Casa Curial) was built (1791-1813) to match the Cabildo on the other side of the Cathedral. It was initially the Louisiana Supreme Court (until 1834).

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Overview of Jackson Square with Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Presbytère & Andrew Jackson statue. New Orleans, LA.View of Jackson Square against downtown highrises. New Orleans, LA.Presbytère was initially Louisiana Supreme Court now Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Neptune float at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Overview of Jackson Square with Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, Presbytère & Andrew Jackson statue. New Orleans, LA.View of Jackson Square against downtown highrises. New Orleans, LA.Presbytère (originally Casa Curial) (1791-1813) was initially Louisiana Supreme Court (until 1834) now Louisiana State Museum. New Orleans, LA. On National Register.Mardi Gras Neptune float at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras decorations at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras costume of Merlin the Wizard at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Little Spy Boy costume at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Little Spy Boy suit at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras decorations at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras costume of Merlin the Wizard (1984) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Little Spy Boy costume (1993) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Little Spy Boy suit (1998) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras Queen's costume at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Captain's costume at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Queen's mantle at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras crown at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras Queen's costume (1993) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Captain's costume (1937) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras Queen's mantle (1910) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Mardi Gras crown at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras crown jewels at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras Knights of Momus poster at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster detail by Picayune newspaper at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster of float lineup on theme of Homer's Odyssey by Picayune newspaper at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Mardi Gras crown jewels (1893) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras Knights of Momus poster (1878) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster detail (1897) by Picayune newspaper at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster of float lineup on theme of Homer's Odyssey (1897) by Picayune newspaper at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.
Detail of Scylla & Charybdis float on Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.


Detail of Scylla & Charybdis float on Carnival Mistick Crew of Comus poster (1897) at Presbytère Museum. New Orleans, LA.



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