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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

The golden beetle / magic tricks

The golden beetle / magic tricks

A magician catches a bug, which he throws into a brazier he has conjured up. From the brazier emerges a woman with shimmering wings. The brazier disappears and is replaced by a water fountain. The winged woman ... 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

[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 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

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

Caption: Self decapitation. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Larger version of poster with slightly different imprint: POS - MAG - .K44, no. 6a (D size). N.Y. no.... More

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

Caption: Self decapitation. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 8107. Smaller version of poster with slightly different imprint: POS - MAG - .K44, no. 6 (C ... 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

Hardeen inherits his brother's secrets Houdini's will makes possible the continuance of Houdini's master mysteries.

Hardeen inherits his brother's secrets Houdini's will makes possible t...

Created by "Carey and Sons Lith, N.Y." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Despite directions to the contrary, Hardeen passed on to others the legacy he had received. Today, ... 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

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's Vanishing Elephant. Houdini's latest sensational illusion at the New York Hippodrome. One of the outstanding features of Charles Dillingham's Colossal Musical Revue "Cheer-Up."

Houdini's Vanishing Elephant. Houdini's latest sensational illusion at...

Public domain scan of newspaper clippings, periodicals, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description.

The great Rouclere: the original automobile mystery

The great Rouclere: the original automobile mystery

Public domain photograph of an automobile, 1910s car, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Zan Zig performing with rabbit and roses, including hat trick and levitation]

[Zan Zig performing with rabbit and roses, including hat trick and lev...

Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 8751. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Boston American article, December 30, 1924 Houdini's $10,000 challenge to Margery and Harvard professor

Boston American article, December 30, 1924 Houdini's $10,000 challenge...

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

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

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

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

Bowman the Wizard in his new marvelous entertainment of magic, mirth, mystery

Bowman the Wizard in his new marvelous entertainment of magic, mirth, ...

At head of title: Bodie, Fri. ev'g July 30, in a large 4-pole tent in the principal part of town. Created by Sterett Show Printing Co., San Francisco. Performance includes: Our cabinet of wonders; the Original ... 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

Theodore Roosevelt and Houdini, S.S. Imperator

Theodore Roosevelt and Houdini, S.S. Imperator

Photograph showing Theodore Roosevelt and Houdini, full-length portrait, both standing, aboard the Imperator. Hand written on verso: Bequest Edward Saint, June 20, 1943. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American... 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

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

Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain dedication image

Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain dedication image

C252448 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Self decapitation. Created and "copyright 1897 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 7754. 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

Hartz, premier conjurateur - Public domain  print

Hartz, premier conjurateur - Public domain print

Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[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

Houdini appears at the Empire Theatre, every evening this week

Houdini appears at the Empire Theatre, every evening this week

At head of title: Liverpool city police office, Dale St., Feb. 2nd, 1904, I certify that to-day Mr. Harry Houdini showed his abilities in releasing himself from restraint. ... Signed Leonard dunning, Head Const... More

Poster - Thurston Kellar's successor. - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Thurston Kellar's successor. - Public domain lithograph

Public domain scan of American poster, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

A presidential conjuror / J. Keppler., Political Cartoon

A presidential conjuror / J. Keppler., Political Cartoon

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

Brush the mystic: the Hindu basket

Brush the mystic: the Hindu basket

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

[The  20th anniversary dinner invitation of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Houdini]

[The 20th anniversary dinner invitation of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Houdini...

Dinner invitation and menu with image of ship on the cover. On June 18, 1914, Harry and Beatrice Houdini sailed from Europe to New York aboard the S.S. Imperator of the Hamburg-America Line. On the 21st Houdin... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Caption: A rag and a bone and a hank of hair are changed into a lady fair. Created by National Ptg. & Eng. Co., N.Y. No. 1945N2. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part... 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

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

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)

Hardeen challenged! ... Hardeen accepts challenge, Friday, Jan. 17, '05

Hardeen challenged! ... Hardeen accepts challenge, Friday, Jan. 17, '0...

At head of title: The Palace Theatre, Bath. Created by "Harding & Curtis Ltd., Printers, Somerset Hall, Bath." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster ... More

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

[Houdini removes his jacket]

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 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 Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Magician Rick Moore makes a dollar bill disappear and reappear while a boy looks on during a magic show at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, on Jan. 6, 2005. Rodney Kelly is part of a Department of Defense (DOD) Armed Forces Entertainment tour that perform for deployed and remotely located troops. (USAF PHOTO by AIRMAN Bradley A. Lail) (Released)

Magician Rick Moore makes a dollar bill disappear and reappear while a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Incirlik Air Base, Adana Country: Turkey (TUR) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Bradley A. Lail, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... More

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]
In Ireland, in Turkey, somewhere in Europe, in the underworld, in Belgium

In Ireland, in Turkey, somewhere in Europe, in the underworld, in Belg...

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The end of a perfect day," Life, 70:468 (Sept. 20, 1917).

Hartz, premier conjurateur - Public domain portrait print

Hartz, premier conjurateur - Public domain portrait print

Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Naturliche Magie, oder, Erklarung verschiedner Wahrsager

Naturliche Magie, oder, Erklarung verschiedner Wahrsager

Signatures: a⁸ b⁴ A-R⁸. Errata: p. [1] at end. LC copy has bookseller's label: Hannemann's Buchhandlung, Berlin. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC ecr 2018-08-21 LC Review ... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Public domain scan of American poster, advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Thurston, Kellar's successor: the whirling crystal cage and mysterious production
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 - Public domain portrait print

Harry Houdini, king of cards - Public domain portrait print

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

A novelty, the first in 20 years, Harry Houdini as a magician

A novelty, the first in 20 years, Harry Houdini as a magician

At head of title: Empire Theatre all-star matinee, Friday, Feb. 20th, 1914. Created by "John Waddington, Ltd., Printers and Lithographers, Great Wilson Street, Leeds." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special... More

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca. July, 1947]

[Portrait of Wilmoth Houdini, Renaissance Ballroom, New York, N.Y., ca...

Wilmoth Houdini (Frederick Wilmoth Hendircks, sometimes known as Edgar Leon Sinclair) Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb The Renaissance Ballroom information was provided in th... More

Coleman's Millinery and Fancy Dry Goods

Coleman's Millinery and Fancy Dry Goods

: tradecards,4682 ( tradecards,4682 ) .. Subject (TGM): Magicians; Fools & jesters; Millinery; Dry goods stores; Clothing industry;

[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 American 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 American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

The great Kara, the mystery man from India and his $50,000 production of Oriental-splendor supported by a company of select entertainers.

The great Kara, the mystery man from India and his $50,000 production ...

"Presenting "A night in the Orient" : songs and dances of the Far East ...." At head of title: Ohio Theatre, 2 weeks starting Sun., Aug. 19." Created by "Scott's Printery, Marion, Indiana." Transferred from; LC... More

Special attaction Hardeen the handcuff king.

Special attaction Hardeen the handcuff king.

At head of title: Klaw & Erlanger's Advanced Vaudeville, Teck, New Year's week, matinee daily, 2:30 p.m. : last of the big vaudeville bills. Featuring Trixie Friganza and Maidie Scott. Transferred from; LC Rare... More

[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

Houdini, 1916 - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Houdini, 1916 - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is available ... 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 and man on cliff in scene from "The man from beyond"]

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

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 - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

Houdini - Glass negative photogrpah. Public domain.

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

In person the eminent psychologist, Dr. C.A. George Newmann presenting America's most unusual entertainment miracles of the mind ....

In person the eminent psychologist, Dr. C.A. George Newmann presenting...

Created by "The Linol-Litho Color Press - 417 Hennepin Ave. - Minneapolis 1, Minn." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Cong... 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)

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

Poster - Kellar in his latest mystery - Public domain lithograph

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)

Advertisement for Conjurers' Monthly Magazine

Advertisement for Conjurers' Monthly Magazine

Undated advertisement for Conjuror's Monthly Magazine hails the magazine as "Houdini's Newspaper," and identifies Harry Houdini as its editor. From the collections of the Rare Book and Special Collections Divis... More

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

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

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians

A245762 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The magician's palace : a realization of the most extravagant dreams of the Arabian nights. Created and "copyright 1895 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York.... More

Thurston's greatest mystery the vanishing whippet Willys-Overland car : the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston's greatest mystery the vanishing whippet Willys-Overland car ...

"Country of origin U.S.A." 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 pictoria... More

Dunninger at the Eden Musee: (blue variant)

Dunninger at the Eden Musee: (blue variant)

Public domain scan of theatrical performance poster, printed advertisement, 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

Magician with devils, assistant, goose and rabbit

Public domain photograph of an advertising poster, advertisement, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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

Herrmann the Great Co. - Public domain  print

Herrmann the Great Co. - Public domain print

Caption: Leon Herrmann. Created by "The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 6825. Small portrait of Herrman the Great in upper left corner. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)

Kar-mi performing the most startling mystery of all India

Kar-mi performing the most startling mystery of all India

Public domain photograph of death, macabre, skeleton, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Houdini and Jennie, the elephant, performing at the Hippodrome, New York]

[Houdini and Jennie, the elephant, performing at the Hippodrome, New Y...

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

The famous Newmann the great American hypnotist and mind-reader.

The famous Newmann the great American hypnotist and mind-reader.

Includes small portrait of Newmann and 7 half-tone vignettes of his performances with individual captions. Created by "Great Western Printing Co., St. Louis." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collecti... More

The famous Newmann the great American hypnotist and mind-reader.

The famous Newmann the great American hypnotist and mind-reader.

Includes small portrait of Newmann and 7 half-tone vignettes of his performances with individual captions. Created by "Great Western Printing Co., St. Louis." Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collecti... More

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Thurston the great magician the wonder show of the universe.

Caption: A rag and a bone and a hank of hair are changed into a lady fair. Created by National Ptg. & Eng. Co., N.Y. No. 1945N2. Transferred from; LC Rare Book and Special Collections Division; 1956. Forms part... 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

Circus scene showing a man (magician?) standing on a table holding a curtain, standing to the right is a clown with a horn, on the left a man is balancing on one foot on a moving horse while another performer stands nearby, the audience stands in the background J.A.W

Circus scene showing a man (magician?) standing on a table holding a c...

Woodside's drawing may be a copy after an illustration from an 1815 English edition of "Songs of the Chase." Inscribed in pencil on verso: This is a copy by John A. Woodside of a vignette cut in the book "Songs... More

Demons troubling a sick man in bed, illustration for 'El Brujo Verde (The Green Magician)' edited by Antonio Vanegas Arroyo
Kellar and his perplexing cabinet mysteries

Kellar and his perplexing cabinet mysteries

Public domain photograph of 19th-century vintage card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Flints, Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. the laughing event of the season.

Flints, Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. the laughing event of the season.

Public domain scan of portrait print from Library of Congress, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Uncle Josh's nightmare / motion picture

Uncle Josh's nightmare / motion picture

"On a set of a man's bedroom, a woman can be seen helping a middle-aged man to retire. As soon as he falls asleep, an apparition appears at the edge of the room. The man begins to grapple with the vision and fe... More

Congress of nations / motion picture

Congress of nations / motion picture

"A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the fl... More

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

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

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

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