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September 16, 2009

Carnival Costumes, Venice

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

Instead of renting costumes from shops around the Piazza San Marco, some Carnivalgoers like these create their own fanciful designs.


See more photographs from the August 2009 feature story "Vanishing Venice."

Photograph by Jodi Cobb

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