Huge effigies and walking statues during Mardi Gras in Viareggio, Italy. People roaming in fair. Various floats passing. A float depicting Egyptian culture passes.
The annual carnival of Viareggio in Viareggio, Italy. Floats accompanied by dancers and actors, many with paper-pulp costumes and masks, proceed down Viareggio Avenue. Men walk accompanying performers. A crowd of spectators stands on both the sides of the road. The words 'carro' and 'piccolo' are seen on one of the floats.
A carnival in Viareggio, Italy. The carnival in Viareggio during the week of celebration before the beginning of Lent (Catholics' period of fasting). A giant float moves along a road in the carnival. Men on the float. A large group of people on both sides of the float move with the procession. Buildings on both sides of the road Crowds gathered on the sides watch the procession. Several floats of different forms move in the procession. Men perched on the floats.
Construction of figures for floats for a carnival parade in Viareggio, Italy. Workmen during the construction of different figures to be decorated in the carriages of the carnival parade in Viareggio. Views of different giant figures.
Man working and giving finishing touches to monumental puppets, caricatures of popular people. Various views of puppets and men working and coloring puppets for Carnival of Viareggio.
Pre Lenten season carnival celebrations in Europe. In Vienna, Austria: seamstresses sew and make holiday costumes. Women try different outfits. People gathered during a festive celebration party. In Viareggio, Italy: Italian artisans display paper mache figures and floats during a carnival parade.