Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hoop skirt 1 photographic print. | Two prints on one neg.
    • Contributor: Pond, Anson P. (Anson Phelps) - Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Date: 1883
  • Book/Printed Material
    Prof. F. Hap-e-man concert. New fun for every body! More fun than ever before in America by one man. The Catskill Mountain violinist Prof. F. Hap-e-man, is the man that played on two violins at once in Barnum's American Museum, New York City, December 8th, 1862. He will give a new, grand, instructive, sentimental and comic concert! Playbill with blank form for venue information.
    • Contributor: Theater Playbills and Programs Collection (Library of Congress) - Business Mirror Print - Waters & Son - Hap-E-Man, Frederick
    • Date: 1862
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Coming! Aitken & Watson Mesmeric Co. will commence a series of entertainments in mesmerism! to be held in G.A.R. Hall, Attleboro, Mass. on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings, April 28 & 29, 1885. "The most amusing, instructive and laughable entertainment ever witnessed." Created by "What Cheer Show Print, 129 & 131 Eddy Street, between Broad & Pine, Providence, R.I." 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.
    • Contributor: Aitken & Watson Mesmeric Co. - What Cheer Show Print
    • Date: 1885
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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: McManus-Young collection of pictorial material relating to magic.
    • Date: 19??
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Alexander, crystal seer sees our life from the cradle to the grave. "AV Yaga Bombay." Copyrighted by "C. Alexander." 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.
    • Contributor: Alexander, C. A. (Claude Alexander)
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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.
    • Date: 19??
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Alexander, crystal seer knows, sees, tells all. "AV Yaga Bombay." Copyrighted by "C. Alexander." 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.
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Miss Baldwin, a modern witch of Endor Created by "Calhoun Print, Hartford." 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.
    • Contributor: Calhoun Print
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Samri S. Baldwin, the white mahatma and a superb company Created by "Calhoun Print, Hartford." 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.
    • Contributor: Calhoun Print
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Frederick Bancroft, prince of magicians "Copyrighted 1895 by Frederick Bancroft." Caption: The slave of the Orient. Created by "Springer & Welty Co. Lith., N.Y., Broadway & 31 St." No. 358. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)
    • Contributor: Springer & Welty Lith - Bancroft, Frederick
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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 collection (Library of Congress)
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith - Bancroft, Frederick
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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." No. 6676. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith - Bancroft, Frederick
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Barnum the hypnotist 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.
    • Contributor: Barnum
    • Date: 19??
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    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)
    • Contributor: Metropolitan Litho. Studio - Jackson, J. E.
    • Date: 1879
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bowman the Wizard in his new marvelous entertainment of magic, mirth, mystery 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 Cushman; Punch & Judy; Miss Ethel Cushman. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)
    • Contributor: Cushman, Ethel - Sterett Show Printing Co. - Bowman, Al.
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bowman the Wizard in his new marvelous entertainment of magic, mirth, mystery 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 Cushman; Punch & Judy; Miss Ethel Cushman. Forms part of: Magic poster collection (Library of Congress)
    • Contributor: Cushman, Ethel - Sterett Show Printing Co. - Bowman, Al. - Original Cushman
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Flints to-night Caption: Mr. Herbert L. Flint. Created by "Ackermann-Quigley Litho. Co., K.C.-N.Y." No. 1714. 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.
    • Contributor: Ackermann-Quigley Litho. Co.
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Flints, Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. the laughing event of the season. Created by the National Ptg. & Eng. Co., Chicago. No. 33C. 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.
    • Contributor: National Prtg. & Engr. Co.
    • Date: 1899
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Flints 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 Congress) Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pictorial material relating to magic.
    • Contributor: National Prtg. & Engr. Co.
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. Flint Caption: The Flints hypnotic skirt dance. Created by "National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago." No. 444. 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.
    • Contributor: Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley), Mrs - Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley) - National Prtg. & Engr. Co.
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. Flint annual tour Created by "National Pr. & [Eng. Co.], Chicago." No. 1602. Small piece of poster missing. 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.
    • Contributor: Flint, Herbert L., Mrs - Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley) - Flint, Herbert L. - National Prtg. & Engr. Co.
    • Date: 1895
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The one Flint, the only Flint, the original Flint to-night Created by "The National Ptg. & Eng. Co., New York, Chicago, St. Louis." No. 1602k. 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.
    • Contributor: Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley) - National Prtg. & Engr. Co.
    • Date: 1915
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Flints Caption: Mr. Herbert L. Flint. Created by Allied Printing, Cedar Rapids. 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.
    • Contributor: Allied Printing
    • Date: 1900
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Flints Caption: Mr. Herbert L. Flint. Created by Allied Printing, Cedar Rapids. 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.
    • Contributor: Allied Printing
    • Date: 1900
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Flints Caption: Mr. Herbert L. Flint. Created by Allied Printing, Cedar Rapids. 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.
    • Contributor: Allied Printing
    • Date: 1900