Twelfth Night is a holiday marking the end of Christmas and the start of Carnival.
Twelfth Night Merry Making in Farmer Shakeshaft's Barn
Twelfth Night in Devonshire, 19th century
Here the Broardwood Morris Men are enacting the ancient West Country tradition of Wassailing the Apple trees on twelfth night to ensure a good harvest.
Twelfth Night performance in London.
Holly Man at a Twelfth Night performance in London.
Twelft Night performers drinking from a wassail bowl.
Phunny Phorty Phellows maskers in front of streetcar
wine and refreshments
Revelers imitating Laurel & Hardy
Costumer at bar
Masker on streetcar
Home made hats honoring local brand-names
Honoring krewe royalty at ball
Brass band and confetti
Invitation to 12th Night Carnival party, 1912