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[Harry Houdini, King of Cards]

[Ehrich Weiss, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing track team medals, in New York]

[Beatrice Houdini, bust portrait, facing right (ca. 1900) and Harry Houdini, bust portrait, facing left (ca. 1913)]

[Beatrice and Harry Houdini in their first year of married life]

[The Houdinis perform Metamorphosis]

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini with the Welsh Brothers Circus]

[The Houdinis perform Metamorphosis]

[Beatrice and Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Three full-length portraits of Harry Houdini and his brother Theodore Hardeen]

Special starring record engagement of the world's famous jail breaker, Houdini the only and original handcuff king.

[Harry Houdini, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Houdini performs at the New Theater]

[Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, in chains]

[The Weed Chain Tire Grip Company, New York City, challenges Mr. Harry Houdini]

[Harry Houdini performs the great milk can escape]

[Houdini and "The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin"]

[Houdini and the circus]

[Houdini visits Indianapolis]

[Houdini with Ira Davenport, full-length portrait, seated]

[Trophy presented to Houdini by the Aerial League of Australia]

[Harry Houdini, half-length portrait, facing front, with arms folded]

[Houdini at the wheel]

[Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, and Harry Kellar, seated]

[Harry Houdini and Chinese magician Ching Ling Foo, full-length portrait, standing, Brighton Beach, New York]

[Houdini with the Roterbergs, full-length portrait, seated on stoop, facing front, Chicago, Illinois]

[Houdini removes his jacket]

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini in Nice, France, full-length portrait, standing, facing front]

Registered letter from Hull, England, regarding water torture cell, 1913

[Houdini and the water torture cell]

[Houdini versus products of the Weed Chain Tire Grip Company]

[The world-famous self-liberator Houdini will escape from the water torture cell, Cardiff, Wales]

Theodore Roosevelt and Houdini, S.S. Imperator

[Houdini and President Roosevelt, full-length portrait, both standing, aboard the Imperator]

[Houdini (center) and his brothers Leopold, Hardeen, Bill and Nat, full-length portrait]

[Houdini with child on pony]

[Crate containing Harry Houdini, being lowered from ship into water] / Dietz, N.Y.

[Houdini with Theodore Roosevelt and others aboard the H.A.L. "Imperator"]

[The Houdinis and the Hymans, three-quarter length portrait, standing]

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini with Sarah Bernhardt, Boston]

[The Silver Anniversary dinner of Beatrice and Harry Houdini (1894-1919), Alexandria Hotel]

[Houdini is secured in a straitjacket]

Master mystifier, Houdini the greatest necromancer of the age - perhaps of all times--The literary digest.

[Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln]

[Houd ini swims river in scene from "The man from beyond"]

[Houd ini and Nita Naldi in scene from "The man from beyond"]

[Houd ini covered with ice, in front of doorway, in scene from "The man from beyond"]

[Houd ini clinging to edge of cliff in scene from "The man from beyond"]

[Houdini and man on cliff in scene from "The man from beyond"]

Houdini dangling from the B.F. Keith's Theatre, G and 15th Streets, N.W., in an upside-down straitjacket escape, Washington, D.C.

[Houdini does an upside-down straitjacket escape, Washington, D.C.]

[Houdini, "the genius of escape," on the Orpheum Circuit]

[Houdini holding bonds, Boston, Massachusetts]

[Houdini exposes psychic fraud]

[Houdini, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing front]

Two newspaper articles announcing Houdini's death on October 31, 1926

[Beatrice Houdini and Theodore Hardeen visit Houdini's grave]

[Eyes of memory never sleep]

Postcard from Ehrich Weiss to his mother

[Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, in chains]

[Harry Houdini, with his wife Beatrice and mother Cecilia Steiner Weiss, full-length portrait]

[Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, in chains]

Aerial League of Australia invitation

King of handcuffs text, ca. 1900

[Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in chains]

B.F. Keith's Theatre News. January 22, 1906

[Harry Houdini with his wife Beatrice and mother Cecilia Steiner Weiss, half-length portrait]

Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts John H. Thurston, stereopticons

Houdini letterhead from 1912

Harry Handcuff Houdini

Houdini, in a packing case, is lowered into New York Bay

Daring dive! : poster and Victoria Theater announcement, 1914

Magicians' Club program, April 25, 1915

Orpheum circuit news. November 14, 1915

Publicity release about iron bound box test, 1917

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini, half-length portrait, seated]

Invitation that links Man from beyond and Houdini escape act

Margery genuine says, Conan Doyle; he scorns Houdini : article from the Boston herald, January 26, 1925

No prize for "Margery" : Springfield Union article, December 14, 1925

Hippodrome : Variety article, January 21, 1925

Houdini stirred by article, may sue Sir Arthur : Springfield Union article, January 27, 1925

Postcard from Ehrich Weiss to his mother

Aerial League of Australia invitation

King of handcuffs text, ca. 1900

B.F. Keith's Theatre News. January 22, 1906

Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts John H. Thurston, stereopticons

Houdini letterhead from 1912

Houdini, in a packing case, is lowered into New York Bay

Daring dive! : poster and Victoria Theater announcement, 1914

Orpheum circuit news. November 14, 1915

Magicians' Club program, April 25, 1915

Publicity release about iron bound box test, 1917

Invitation that links Man from beyond and Houdini escape act

Margery genuine says, Conan Doyle; he scorns Houdini : article from the Boston herald, January 26, 1925

Houdini stirred by article, may sue Sir Arthur : Springfield Union article, January 27, 1925

Hippodrome : Variety article, January 21, 1925

No prize for "Margery" : Springfield Union article, December 14, 1925

King of handcuffs text, ca. 1900

B.F. Keith's Theatre News. January 22, 1906

Orpheum circuit news. November 14, 1915

Magicians' Club program, April 25, 1915