National Geographic : 1958 Jan
National Geographic Photographer Bates Littlehales (also opposite, upper) © N.G.S . Bonhomme Carnaval Dances in Lights Above a Couple Riding to Costume Ball In the flesh, Bonhomme Carnaval is revealed as a living snow man. Symbol of the Quebec festival, he rules as its king, having power to arrest all not imbued with proper spirit. On the opposite page (upper) he greets the Honorable Gaspard Fauteux, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Province, at the Grand Regency Costume Ball in the Chateau Frontenac. 76 Children pay homage to the talking snow man in front of the Ice Palace (lower).