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Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 6152B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Sub treasurers taking long steps, or The magician broke down

Sub treasurers taking long steps, or The magician broke down

Entered according to Act of Congress, in 1838 by H.R. Robinson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of N.Y. Printed & published by H.R. Robinson, 52 Cortlandt & 11 ... More

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating shew, by Von Kinder & Co. But Old Tippecanoe, will soon make it "No go"

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating s...

Again the theme of corruption in the Van Buren administration, here centering on the President's "Sub-Treasury" or independent treasury program, passed by Congress in July 1840. A large frigate "United States,... More

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

"Piece-work!! Piece-work! Magic! ... Mystic arts! ... Dancing babies!" Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The little magician invoked

The little magician invoked

Martin Van Buren, known as "the Little Magician" for his remarkable political agility, summons spirits to divine the Democratic or "Loco Foco" prospects for election in 1844. He sits in an astrological circle, ... More

The little magician & the modern witch of Endor

The little magician & the modern witch of Endor

Another satire on Van Buren's alliance with extremists, here personified by radical abolitionist Abby Folsom. Van Buren's emergence as candidate of the Free Soil party in the 1848 presidential race was viewed a... More

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, and magician will appear in Freaks ....

Coming! Prof. H.B. Reynolds the world renowned sorcerer, necromancer, ...

Created by "What Cheer Show Print, R.I." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Z29088 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." No. 5803B. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Von Arx, magician, illusionist

Von Arx, magician, illusionist

Created by "Morgan Litho. Co., Cleveland, O., U.S.A." No. 12128. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of... More

The magician / motion picture

The magician / motion picture

"The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow to the audience, removes his coat and hat, and they disappear mysteriously into the air. He then takes a white handke... More

Hooligan assists the magician /

Hooligan assists the magician /

From Edison films catalog: This is a new adventure in which our friend, Mr. Hooligan, appears in an entirely new capacity. On a stage a professor of magic is performing some wonderful experiments, and when he r... More

Coming under canvas, George the magician and a full supporting cast of wonder workers and funmakers presenting a spectacle rich in scenic and electrical effects surpassing in splendor and magnitude all that has before it.

Coming under canvas, George the magician and a full supporting cast of...

"All Europe marvelled at George, the show which you will never forget ...." "Magician of the kings and the king of magicians." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Alexander the man who knows

Alexander the man who knows

At head of title: Pantages, Minneapolis; week com. Sun. Mar. 30. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of... More

Thurston, world's famous magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston, world's famous magician the wonder show of the universe.

Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. 0-2319. Similar smaller version of poster: POS - MAG - .T48, no. 17a (C size). Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Form... More

Thurston, world's famous magician the wonder show of the earth.

Thurston, world's famous magician the wonder show of the earth.

Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. 0-2322. Similar larger version of poster: POS - MAG - .T48, no. 17 (C size). Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms ... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Caption: The magician's painting comes to life. Created by National Ptg. & Eng. Co., N.Y. No. 1946N2. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collectio... More

Thurston, famous magician 23rd annual tour.

Thurston, famous magician 23rd annual tour.

At head of title: Fulton Opera House, com. Mond. Dec. 3, matinee, Wednesday, prices: $1.50 - $1.00 - 50 [cent] & 25 [cent]." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of:... More

Magician Lance Burton, a Las Vegas entertainment fixture, and his assistant. Las Vegas, Nevada

Magician Lance Burton, a Las Vegas entertainment fixture, and his assi...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Magician Lance Burton, a Las Vegas, Nevada, entertainment fixture, and his assistant

Magician Lance Burton, a Las Vegas, Nevada, entertainment fixture, and...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Las Vegas, Nevada's headlining illusionists Siegfried & Roy (Siegried Fischbacher and Roy Horn) in their private apartment at the Mirage Hotel on the Vegas Strip, along with one of their performing white lions

Las Vegas, Nevada's headlining illusionists Siegfried & Roy (Siegried ...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. This was prior to the mauling of Roy, left, by a white ... More

["The  conjurer's magazine" title page and frontispiece with illustration of magician]

["The conjurer's magazine" title page and frontispiece with illustrat...

Houdini believed "The conjuror's magazine" to be the first English-language work published in the serial literature of magic. Within its volumes appeared articles concerning alchemy, astrology, legerdemain and... More

Harry Handcuff Houdini

Harry Handcuff Houdini

Harry Houdini, three-quarter length portrait, facing front. Photograph by Campbell-Gray, Ltd.

Thurston, master magician and his pets

Thurston, master magician and his pets

"Made in U.S.A." Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-2446. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congres... More

Thurston, master magician and his pets

Thurston, master magician and his pets

"Made in U.S.A." Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-2446. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congres... More

Laurant magician, illusionist, entertainer.

Laurant magician, illusionist, entertainer.

"Designed, engraved, printed by the W.M. King Service, 638 Federal Street, Chicago." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Con... More

Laurant magician, illusionist, entertainer.

Laurant magician, illusionist, entertainer.

"Designed, engraved, printed by the W.M. King Service, 638 Federal Street, Chicago." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Con... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Created and "copyright 1914 by the Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 14232. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (L... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Created and "copyright 1914 by the Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 14232. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (L... More

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

The humorous magician unmasked

The humorous magician unmasked

Checklist Amer. imprints 37317 LC copy is extra-illustrated with a port. of Houdini mounted on a prelim. leaf. Has inscription: To my friend Harry Houdini, with best wishes. Es. T. Collins of Phila. 7-[19]08.

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