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Pictorial material from the McManus-Young magic collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 1960.015--PIC; BANC PIC 1960.015--AX; BANC PIC 1960.015--D ; BANC PIC 1960.015
Collection Overview

Title:

Pictorial material from the McManus-Young magic collection
McManus-Young magic collection

Abstract:

Includes pictures and ephemera related to magic. Magicians performing their tricks, magic paraphernalia, performances, and interiors of theaters in New York, Boston and on the West Coast, are depicted. Harry Houdini, W.W. Drubin, Dustin Farnum, P.C. Sorcar, Mohammed Bey, J. Hofzinser, and H. Percural are portrayed, among others. In addition, posters announcing 'seances mistique' are included.

Date:

ca. 1905-ca. 1950 (issued)

Subject:

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Sorcar, P. C -- 1913-1971 -- Pictorial works
Houdini, Harry -- 1874-1926 -- Pictorial works
Hofzinser, Johann Nepomuk -- 1806-1875 -- Pictorial works
Magic tricks -- Equipment and supplies -- Pictorial works
Tricks -- Pictorial works
Magicians -- United States -- Pictorial works
Magic tricks -- Photographs
Card tricks -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Includes photographic prints, postcards, posters, program and lecture announcemets, tickets, newspaper clippings, etc.
Many photographs unidentified.
Posters published by The Otis Litho. Co. (Cleveland, Ohio); National P.T.G. & Eng. Co. (New York); and Harding & Curtis, Ltd, Printers (Somerset Hall, Bath).

Type:

graphic
Posters.

Physical Description:

graphic
picture
2 folders and 2 oversize folders (ca. 95 items: photographic prints, 5 posters, & ephemera) : some color ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1960.015--PIC
BANC PIC 1960.015--AX
BANC PIC 1960.015--D
BANC PIC 1960.015

Origin:

United States