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Title
[Horse-drawn parade float, Sacramento, 1902]
Date
1902
Description
1 photoprint ; 8 x 10 in.
Subject(s)
Summary
Shaded by her parasol, Miss Fay Jackson, May Queen of the Sacramento Street Fair in 1902, is given the royal treatment on this flower-bedecked carriage driven by two top-hatted and very reserved attendants. According to contemporary reports, "Queen Fay followed, seated in a handsome victoria, decorated with a wealth of white and pink carnations and white pampas plumes. The back of the seat ... was a mass of pink and white carnations and the upholstering of the vehicle was of white satin. A four-horse team... drew the royal equipage. The Street Fair Club contracted for 10,000 carnations and about 1,000 yards of ribbon with which to embellish the May Queen's carriage."
Owning
Institution
Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room
Copyright
Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room
Filing
Location
PICTURE FILE
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Photo no. 1177
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