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Snippets of New Orleans: Mardi Gras

Illustrator and writer Emma Fick is the published author of Snippets of Serbia. She is currently working on the illustrated book Snippets of New Orleans. To see more of Emma's work and learn more about her, visit her website or find her on Instagram and Facebook.

This week, Emma Fick is looking into (and illustrating) all the different elements that make up Mardi Gras. Everything from the history to the costumes to the throws are going to be highlighted, and today, we start with a snippet of Mardi Gras history.

The History

The History