Photo, Print, Drawing [Houdini and the circus]
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About this Item
- [Houdini and the circus]
- Poster showing policemen putting manacles on Houdini.
Created / Published
- - Houdini, Harry,--1874-1926--Associated objects
- - Magicians--Germany--Berlin--1900-1910
- - Magic--Germany--Berlin--1900-1910
- - Circus performers--Germany--Berlin--1900-1910
- - Escapes--Germany--Berlin--1900-1910
- Circus posters--German--1910-1920.
- Circus posters--German--1910-1920
- - In 1908 Houdini was a star of the Circus Busch in Berlin. The escapologist had performed Metomorphosis with the Welsh Brothers Circus in the difficult days of his early career and maintained a circus connection throughout the triumphant years of his breakthrough in Europe. Houdini appeared in Germany and Holland with the Corty-Althoff Circus in 1901, and with the Circus Caree in 1902, and 1903.
- 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color.
Call Number/Physical Location
- McManus-Young Collection [Rare Book RR]
- Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- cph 3g03293 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03293
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZC4-3293 (color film copy transparency)
Additional Metadata Formats
- Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment (2,211)
- Rare Book and Special Collections Division (22,795)
- Miscellaneous Items in High Demand (139,273)
- Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress) (1,050,148)
- Prints and Photographs Division (1,059,924)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (1,478,980)
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Houdini and the Circus. Berlin Germany, 1908. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/96519497/.
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(1908) Houdini and the Circus. Berlin Germany, 1908. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/96519497/.
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Houdini and the Circus. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/96519497/>.