16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Masquerade Masks

The masquerade mask initially used in Venetian carnivals to conceal a person’s appearance. It allowed people to do or say what they pleased without fear of retribution.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Keally Chen