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[Beatrice Houdini, full-length portrait, facing front, leaning against pedestal, in 1894]

[Beatrice Houdini, full-length portrait, facing front, leaning against...

Public domain scan of a portrait print, bust portrait drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budape... More

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

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

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

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

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

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

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

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini in Nice, France, full-length portrait, sta...

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

Mysterious Mahendra master of the human mind.

Mysterious Mahendra master of the human mind.

At head of title: Grand Theatre, Bemidji. Minn., 3 days starting Mon. Sept. 10. Created by Herald Poster Co., Collinsville, Ill. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part... More

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

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

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

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

Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts John H. Thurs...

Photograph shows Houdini standing by the side of the Charles River wearing chains and handcuffs. Master of the "Impossible Possible," Houdini performs one of his stunning manacled jumps from Harvard Bridge, fo... More

Announcement of Orpheum Circuit Houdini lecture about mediums, April 27, 1923

Announcement of Orpheum Circuit Houdini lecture about mediums, April 2...

Public domain scan of the book page, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Challenge to Houdini, Regent Theatre, Salford

Challenge to Houdini, Regent Theatre, Salford

Committee letter challenging Houdini to escape from "one of their extra strong and large travelling baskets" and his reply. "Palace Theatre, Friday, May 1st, 1914 at 6:45 & 9:0." Created by "John Heywood Ltd.,... More

[Houdini and the magic of flight]

[Houdini and the magic of flight]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a biplane aircraft, pilot, aviator, free to use, no copyright restrictions. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874... More

Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader.

Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader.

Includes portrait of Newmann, 8 vignettes of his performances with individual captions, and 2 small images of posters advertising his performances. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Divisio... More

The marvel of the century! Newmann and his marvelous show of wonders.

The marvel of the century! Newmann and his marvelous show of wonders.

Includes small portrait of Newmann and small images of 4 posters advertising his performances.

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

[Beatrice Houdini, bust portrait, facing right (ca. 1900) and Harry Ho...

Public domain reproduction of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. ... More

[Magician pulling roses out of top hat surrounded by supernatural beings]

[Magician pulling roses out of top hat surrounded by supernatural bein...

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Zan Zig performing in four magic vignettes]

[Zan Zig performing in four magic vignettes]

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

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

J194551 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Houdini. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his ti... 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

Houdini

Houdini

Photo shows crowds in front of the Treasury Building on Fifteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., gathered for straitjacket escape of Harry Houdini (Houdini not visible). Title from unverified data provided by ... More

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Z29086 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin., N.Y." Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kellar in his latest mystery

Kellar in his latest mystery

C252447 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Self decapitation. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 7647. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Public domain scan of Amerian 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Harry Handcuff Houdini: the jail breaker

Harry Handcuff Houdini: the jail breaker

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

Magician with devils, assistant, goose and rabbit
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. Stand up sign. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

"Made in U.S.A." Caption: Do the spirits come back? Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-656. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic pos... More

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

[Beatrice and Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, seated, facing fron...

Public domain scan of portrait art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was on... More

Mrs. Herbert L. Flint the little hypnotic sunbeam.

Mrs. Herbert L. Flint the little hypnotic sunbeam.

Created by National Ptg. & Eng. Co., Chicago. No. C3. Portrait from photograph. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress... More

Forrest & Company man of many mysteries.

Forrest & Company man of many mysteries.

Created by "The Donaldson Litho. Co., Newport, KY." No. 5785. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Houdini visits Indianapolis]

[Houdini visits Indianapolis]

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati - New York." No. 6152C. 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

D10719 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Levitation. Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. No. 8949 Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Upper... More

[Houdini at gravesite alone and with his brother William Weiss, New York, New York]

[Houdini at gravesite alone and with his brother William Weiss, New Yo...

Public domain photograph of park, trees, outdoors, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. ... More

Thurston Kellar's successor.
Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

Created by "Standard, St. Paul." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pi... More

Brush the mystic: the Hindu basket

Brush the mystic: the Hindu basket

Public domain image of India, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

"Made in U.S.A." Caption: Do the spirits come back? Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-656. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic pos... More

The Houdinis, Harry, Bessie introducing the only and original.

The Houdinis, Harry, Bessie introducing the only and original.

Caption: Metamorphosis : change in 3 seconds! Created by "Liebler & Maass Lith., N.Y." No. 1885. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Li... More

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre, British Cartoon Print

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage. Forms part of: British Cartoo... More

[The  Houdinis perform Metamorphosis]
The Flints, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

The Flints, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Caption: Mr. Herbert L. Flint. Created by "National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago." No. 01201. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of... More

Alexander the man who knows

Alexander the man who knows

Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pictorial material relating to magic.

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

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

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

[Houdini is secured in a straitjacket]

[Houdini is secured in a straitjacket]

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

Amateur magicians contest, Roosevelt Playground Tricks, novel entertainment, jugglers, shadowgraphy, mimics, etc. : All boys and girls are eligible : Register at your playground now.

Amateur magicians contest, Roosevelt Playground Tricks, novel entertai...

Poster announcing contest for amateur magicians at Roosevelt Playground, conducted by the Parks magic man, showing stylized magician performing trick with a rabbit, and a boy. Date stamped on verso: Sep 12 1936... More

Joseph Steinmetz doing an egg balancing trick

Joseph Steinmetz doing an egg balancing trick

Local call number: JJS1365..Title: Joseph Steinmetz doing an egg balancing trick..Date: August 30, 1939..General Note: Possibly in Philadelphia, Pa. ..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in...Series T... More

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

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

Photograph by Smith, St. Louis. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spe... More

Kellar in his latest mystery

Kellar in his latest mystery

C252447 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Self decapitation. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 7647. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

[The  Davenport brothers and William Fay with their spirit cabinet]

[The Davenport brothers and William Fay with their spirit cabinet]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a group of people, United States politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

Created by "Standard, St. Paul." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pi... More

Dunninger at the Eden Musee: (red variant)
Magician-Man

Magician-Man

Picryl description: Public domain image of a 19th-century fashion, Asian costume design, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

A245924 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Act II - The magnificent Orient and the wizards enchantments. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cinti=N.Y." No. 6693. Forms part of: Magic poster co... More

The world famous self-liberator, Houdini the supreme ruler of mystery will present a grand magical revue in which he will prove himself to be the greatest mystifier that history chronicles which will be seen for the third time on any stage.

The world famous self-liberator, Houdini the supreme ruler of mystery ...

"Palace Theatre, Friday, May 1st, 1914 at 6:45 & 9:0." At head of title: Grand special night. Created by "White & Farell, Printers, South Street, Hull." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Di... More

[Magician holding rabbit and conjuring spirit surrounded by demon and owls]

[Magician holding rabbit and conjuring spirit surrounded by demon and ...

Public domain photograph - performance, burlesque, dance, cabaret, operetta, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The Barnum and Bailey greatest show on earth--Chaste, charming, weird & wonderful supernatural illusions ... created by Roltair, the magician

The Barnum and Bailey greatest show on earth--Chaste, charming, weird ...

People viewing "illusions" in hall. Copyright by the Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati and New York.

Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader.

Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader.

Includes portrait of Newmann, 8 vignettes of his performances with individual captions, and 2 small images of posters advertising his performances. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Divisio... More

Houdini makes spirit hands

Houdini makes spirit hands

In this sequence of photographs Houdini demonstrated how spirit hands that appeared at seances were made by less ethereal beings. In "A magician among the spirits" Houdini described the mediumistic fraud known ... More

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

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

[Harry Houdini, full-length portrait, standing, and Harry Kellar, seat...

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

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

[Harry Houdini and Chinese magician Ching Ling Foo, full-length portra...

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

[Beatrice Houdini, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Beatrice Houdini, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

A night in the Orient the pioneer mentalist Newmann the Great and his marvelous show of wonders.

A night in the Orient the pioneer mentalist Newmann the Great and his ...

Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pictorial material relating to magic.

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

36255 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 8502. Similar larger versions of poster: POS - MAG - .K44, no. 8 (C size); POS - MAG - .K44... More

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Public domain image of an engraving, male portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

A presidential conjuror / J. Keppler.

A presidential conjuror / J. Keppler.

Print shows President Chester A. Arthur as a magician on a stage, pulling cards out of a hat and tossing them into the audience; the cards are labeled "Secretary of Navy, Foreign Minister, Interior, Consulate, ... More

Challenge to Houdini, Regent Theatre, Salford

Challenge to Houdini, Regent Theatre, Salford

Committee letter challenging Houdini to escape from "one of their extra strong and large travelling baskets" and his reply. "Palace Theatre, Friday, May 1st, 1914 at 6:45 & 9:0." Created by "John Heywood Ltd.,... More

Harry Houdini: the world's handcuff king and prison breaker

Harry Houdini: the world's handcuff king and prison breaker

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most famous and successful magicians of his time, known for his spectacular escape acts and death-de... More

Kellar the great magician
Thurston, the famous magician East Indian rope-trick : world's most famous illusion : first time-out-of-India.
Herrmann the Great Co. 3rd annual tour of the Herrmann the Great Co. : the premier magical entertainment of the world : headed by Leon and Adelaide Herrmann in new startling sensations and illusions, eclipsing anything ever attempted in the world of magic.

Herrmann the Great Co. 3rd annual tour of the Herrmann the Great Co. :...

Includes small portraits of Leon and Adelaide Herrmann. Created by "The Metropolitan Print., 222 to 232 W. 26th St., New York." No. 567? Piece missing on edge. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Harry Houdini, king of cards

Harry Houdini, king of cards

Created by "National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago." No. 1838. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManu... More

[Houdini makes spirit hands]

[Houdini makes spirit hands]

In this sequence of photographs Houdini demonstrated how spirit hands that appeared at seances were made by less ethereal beings. In "A magician among the spirits" Houdini described the mediumistic fraud known ... More

Phllips Climation, successor to The Great Dayton Show

Phllips Climation, successor to The Great Dayton Show

Created by "The D.L. Co." No. 1937. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

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

[Houdini with the Roterbergs, full-length portrait, seated on stoop, f...

Public domain image of a historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of... More

[Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln]

[Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln]

Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologis... More

On the stage - in person, Hardeen, brother of Houdini handcuffs and jails will not hold him : the greatest mystery show of all times.  Mentalist supreme, Princess Yvonne, the mystery girl.

On the stage - in person, Hardeen, brother of Houdini handcuffs and ja...

At head of title: Lyric Theatre, Beckley, Wed. & Thur., Jan. 29-30." Created by "Triangle Poster Printing Co., Phila." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic... More

Akbar the Magician and assistant. 1950-01-18

Akbar the Magician and assistant. 1950-01-18

Original Photographs Collection..32022201854805

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Kellar, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." N.Y. no. 8495. Similar smaller versions of poster: POS - MAG - .K44, no. 8 (C size); POS - MAG - .K44, no. 8a (C size). Forms part of:... More

[The  Houdinis and Oscar S. Teale expose a slate writing fraud used by spirit mediums]
Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Caption: Do the spirits come back? Created and "copyright 1915 by the Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 14335. 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.

"Made in U.S.A." Created by "The Otis Lithograph Co., Cleveland, O." No. O-1377. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congres... More

Harry Houdini, king of cards

Harry Houdini, king of cards

Created by "National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago." No. 1838. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManu... More

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini with the Welsh Brothers Circus]

[Harry and Beatrice Houdini with the Welsh Brothers Circus]

Public domain photograph - performance, burlesque, dance, cabaret, operetta, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, ... More

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

Houdini

Houdini

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of th... More

Dempsey, Houdini, Leonard (boxing)

Dempsey, Houdini, Leonard (boxing)

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the m... More

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

Master mystifier, Houdini the greatest necromancer of the age - perhap...

Public domain image of Egyptian art, free to use, no copyright restrictions photo - Picryl description Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of ... More

[Houdini exposes psychic fraud]

[Houdini exposes psychic fraud]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a group of people, United States politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest ... More

Harry Handcuff Houdini

Harry Handcuff Houdini

Harry Houdini, three-quarter length portrait, facing front. Photograph by Campbell-Gray, Ltd. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of the most ... More

Magicians' Club program, April 25, 1915

Magicians' Club program, April 25, 1915

Program book for the "First Grand All Magical Seance of the Magicians' Club," Chelsea, London, England, Sunday, April 25, 1915. Harry Houdini was the Club's President and founder. Includes a list of featured ... 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

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

Caption: Making his famous blindfold drive. Created by "Riverside Printing Company." No. 1395. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Libr... More

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Newmann the Great, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 ...

Created by "Standard, St. Paul." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pi... More

Prof. Bollini the Italian magician.

Prof. Bollini the Italian magician.

K12045 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

The world famous self-liberator, Houdini the supreme ruler of mystery will present a grand magical revue in which he will prove himself to be the greatest mystifier that history chronicles which will be seen for the third time on any stage.

The world famous self-liberator, Houdini the supreme ruler of mystery ...

"Palace Theatre, Friday, May 1st, 1914 at 6:45 & 9:0." At head of title: Grand special night. Created by "White & Farell, Printers, South Street, Hull." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Di... More

Thurston, master magician all out of a hat.

Thurston, master magician all out of a hat.

"Litho. in U.S.A." No. M-4414. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pict... More

Vaudvilles and other things by Bunny

Vaudvilles and other things by Bunny

Photograph showing a magician and rabbit in a hat. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U.S. D41.190- Gift; Alice and Leslie Schreyer. 1982.

[Three scenes of Harry Houdini as aviator; close-up in Voisin biplane cockpit (1910?); ascending in biplane; flying low]

[Three scenes of Harry Houdini as aviator; close-up in Voisin biplane ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item, with subsequent revisions. "9383 A.S." Ernest L. Jones Collection. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in ... More

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

[Houdini (center) and his brothers Leopold, Hardeen, Bill and Nat, ful...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph group portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was one of th... More

[Houdini with child on pony]

[Houdini with child on pony]

Picryl description: Public domain image of a horse, animal husbandry, free to use, no copyright restrictions. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American magician and escapologist, born in Budapest in 1874. He was ... More

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