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One of Thurston's astounding mysteries

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Otis Lithograph Co. (Lithographer)
Collection

Circus and magic posters

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1906 - 1925
Place Term: Cleveland, Ohio :
Publisher: Otis Lithograph,
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: MWEZ +++ 19,777, no. 4
Topics
Magicians
Thurston, Howard, 1869-1936
Notes
Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Depicts Howard Thurston performing feats of levitation with a female participant, including floating through a ring and over a small orchestra.

Content : 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.

Content : Illustrated poster for magician Howard Thurston.

Content : Posters & lobby cards

Content : She floats all over the stage and into the audience, then vanishes like a fading cloud--Bottom.

Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: 1 poster : col. ; 104 x 72 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG98-F968
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14426838
UUID: 7e3afa30-c62c-012f-46bd-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "One of Thurston's astounding mysteries" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906 - 1925. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "One of Thurston's astounding mysteries" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1906 - 1925). One of Thurston's astounding mysteries Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-4ed6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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One of Thurston's astounding mysteries