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One of Thurston's astounding mysteries

Image ID: g98f968

One of Thurston's astounding mysteries ([1906-1925])

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Image Title

:  One of Thurston's astounding mysteries

Additional Name(s)

: Otis Lithograph Co. -- Lithographer

Created Date

: [1906-1925]

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 poster : col. ; 104 x 72 cm.

Notes

: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 2.) Depicts Howard Thurston performing feats of levitation with a female participant, including floating through a ring and over a small orchestra. Note 3.) Howard Thurston began his career performing card tricks in vaudeville and successfully toured the United States, Great Britain, and Europe. He was the most famous magician in the United States for over three decades and published several books on card tricks and conjuring. Note 4.) Illustrated poster for magician Howard Thurston. Note 5.) Posters & lobby cards Note 6.) She floats all over the stage and into the audience, then vanishes like a fading cloud--Bottom. Note 7.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Source

: Circus and magic posters

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: *MWEZ +++ 19777, no. 4

Digital ID

: g98f968

Record ID

: 182373

Digital Item Published

: 7-28-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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