"Courtship Rites -- and Wrongs"
Starring: Giuseppe Birdi and Zanetta da Venezia
above: the Peacock in full courtship display
Above photos by A.Mandus.
(Of all the photos on this page, the simple snapshots above are the most
faithful for the colors in this pair of costumes.)
The following photos are by Ken Warren.
The Magnificent Venetian
Peacock and Peahen!
the trim on both costumes
was sewn on by hand.
The peacock was in earnest,
strutting about under glamorous
stage lights, wooing the girl
of his dreams with a duck call!
Here is Giuseppe,
in full courtship
It would appear the
female of the species, despite her 'drab' colors,
is just as
vain as the male!
Too glam for words!
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