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Rex: 150 Years of the School of Design

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Please note: This item is excluded from any discount, as proceeds benefit the Crescent City Carnival Museum Foundation and the Pro Bono Publico Foundation.

This limited-edition volume, written by Rex Historian and Archivist Stephen Hales, with a preface by noted New Orleans author Walter Isaacson, was published to celebrate the Rex Organization’s 150th Anniversary, Rex: 150 Years of the School of Design provides a decade-by-decade account of a century and a half of colorful Rex history. 

  • 256 pages—the largest and most comprehensive New Orleans Carnival krewe history ever published
  • Oversized coffee table commemorative volume
  • More than 800 illustrations (many published for the first time)
  • Portraits of every King of Carnival and all but one Queen of Carnival
  • An extensive compendium documenting every King, Queen, Maid, Duke, Page, parade date, theme, ball venue and nearly 4,000 float titles