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Lot 416: Dartmouth Winter Carnival. 1938
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: T. H. JOANETHIS Size: 21 5/8 x 34 1/8 in./55 x 86.6 cm Dubbed in 1919 as "the Mardi Gras of the North by National Geographic magazine, the Dartmouth Winter Carnival is the oldest collegiate winter festival in the United States. Founded in 1910 by members of the Dartmouth Outing Club who wished to promote the then-fledgling pastime of recreational skiing, participants from nearby colleges trekked to Hanover, New Hampshire, attempting to defeat Dartmouth men at skiing and snowshoeing events. It didn't take long for the Dartmouth event to develop into the most celebrated college weekend in the nation. (ski)
Condition Report: B/ Restored tears, largely at edges.
Dimensions: 21 5/8 x 34 1/8 in./55 x 86.6 cm
Artist or Maker: T. H. JOANETHIS