Zulu Mardi Gras Poster 1994 Vintage Edition New Oreans

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  • Sold Date: Dec 27, 2006
  • Channel: Auction House
1994 Edition

1994 - "The Ambassador"

Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club

This large and colorful poster measure 31.5 x 21.5 inches. Poster is brand new in mint condition.

A diplomatic officer of the highest rank appointed and accredited as a representative in residency for the Carnival season. Artist - Benford Davis, Jr.

Many people do not know what Zulu is about and have included an excerpt from their Web Site to understand the history of Zulu in New Orleans. It is easy to find in a Google Search and encourage you to check it out.

Researched and compiled by the Historian Committee:

Clarence A. Becknell, Chairman

Thomas Price, Assistant Chairman

Don Short

Early in 1909, a group of laborers who had organized a club named "The Tramps," went to the Pythian Theater to see a musical comedy performed by the Smart Set. The comedy included a skit entitled, "T Never Was and Never Will Be a King Like Me," about the Zulu Tribe...
That is how Zulu began, as the many stories go...
Years of extensive research by Zulu's Historian staff seem to indicate that Zulu's beginning was much more complicated than that. The earliest signs of organization came from the fact that the majority of these men belonged to a Benevolent Aid Society. Benevolent Societies
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