Masque of Youth, 1916 5
III: Events
As part of the University of Chicago's Quarter-Centennial celebration, an intricate masque titled "The Gift" with 250 participants was performed in the Women's Quadrangles. Allegorical scenes included: The Spirit of Gothic Architecture; The Gothic Characters; Alma Mater and the Persons of the Masque; Youth; The Lake; The Cloud and Rain; The Sun Chariot; The Moon; The Harvesters; The Treaders; The Contestants of the Olympic Games; The Dancers of a Persian Romance; The Spirit of Worship; Knowledge; The City; and, The Cycle of Youth.
Masques (Performances) | Pageants | Allegory (Artistic device) | Centennials | University of Chicago--Anniversaries, etc.
Photographic prints; 11.7 x 17.0 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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