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    The seance that failed 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a Germanic-looking man, labeled "Herr Hun, Hypnotist" trying to hypnotize a man with closed eyes (labeled "Allies") seated in a chair. The hypnotist says, "Now can't you see yourself equally guilty?" The man replies, "Nope!" A sign on the wall reads "Versailles Peace Quarters." By the time the Paris Peace Conference convened, the Allies had all adopted the idea...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1918
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    The Family upstairs. Now you know what the idea is professor ... 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing ; 25.9 x 73.7 cm. (sheet) | Panel comic strip shows Mrs. Dingbat asking Professor H.Q. Hipp to hypnotize Mr. Dingbat so that Mr. Dingbat will enjoy social events. When the hypnotism doesn't work as planned, Mrs. Dingbat, furious, returns to the professor's office. Lower section of the comic strip shows Ignatz the mouse and Krazy Katz.
    • Contributor: Herriman, George
    • Date: 1910
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    The famous Newmann the great American hypnotist and mind-reader. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 71 x 55 cm. (poster format) | Includes small portrait of Newmann and 7 half-tone vignettes of his performances with individual captions.
    • Contributor: Great Western Printing Co. - Newmann, C. A. George
    • Date: 1928
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    Mr. & Mrs. Herbert L. Flint 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 73 x 54 cm. (poster format)
    • Contributor: National Prtg. & Engr. Co. - Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley), Mrs - Flint, Herbert L. (Herbert Longley)
    • Date: 1895
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    The marvel of the century! Newmann and his marvelous show of wonders. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 72 x 54 cm. (poster format) | Includes small portrait of Newmann and small half-tone images of 4 posters advertising his performances.
    • Contributor: Newmann, C. A. George
    • Date: 1928
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    Reeves & Palmer's Cosmopolitan Company 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 54 x 72 cm. (poster format)
    • Contributor: Shober & Carqueville - Rouclere, Harry - Searing, Mildred May - Reeves & Palmer's Cosmopolitan Company
    • Date: 1900
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    Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 107 x 71 cm. (poster format) | Includes portrait of Newmann, 8 vignettes of his performances with individual captions, and 2 small images of posters advertising his performances.
    • Date: 1916
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    The European Svengali and the trilbys of the "four hundred" - he hypnotizes 'em every time! 1 print : chromolithograph. | Print shows a wily, destitute, European noble, with papers extending from his pockets labeled "Laundry Bill, Hotel Bill, Livery Bill, [and] Tailor Bill", seeking a fortune among young American heiresses, as he "hypnotizes" them with the crown of his nobility and they, in their weakened state, kneel before him offering bags of money, to the chagrin of young, well-to-do,...
    • Contributor: Ehrhart, S. D. (Samuel D.) - Ehrhart, S. D.
    • Date: 1895
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    The successful, romantic drama, A grip of steel 1 print : black and white lithograph ; sheet 72 x 54 cm. (poster format)
    • Contributor: U.S. Printing Co. - Fielding, W. J.
    • Date: 1899
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    Peace of mind 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Malenkov attempting to hypnotize a young woman (labeled "US Defense") by staring into her eyes and repeating the words: "Peace, Peace, Peace." Reflects skepticism over the Soviet peace initiative mounted by the Malenkov government after the death of Stalin in March 1953.
    • Contributor: Batchelor, Clarence Daniel
    • Date: 1953
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    Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1,784 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters advertising individual plays and operettas, burlesque, vaudeville, and specialty acts, dance companies, extravaganzas produced by the Kiralfy Brothers, portraits of entertainers, and stock posters. Featured performers include Julia Arthur, De Wolfe Hopper, Joseph Hart Vaudeville Co., Thomas W. Keene, Andrew Mack, Robert B. Mantell, Mathews & Bulger, Lewis Morrison, Phil...
    • Contributor: A.S. Seer Print - Courier Litho. Co. - H.C. Miner Litho. Co. - Metropolitan Litho. Studio - Strobridge & Co. Lith - U.S. Lithograph Co. - U.S. Printing Co.
    • Date: 1850
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    The fin de siècle movement reaches the back country 1 print : chromolithograph. | Print shows a fashionably dressed young woman dancing before a small gathering at a country dance, where one old man, in particular, is mesmerized by her appearance and seems to be making a fool out of himself before the others who look on with chagrin.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Charles Jay
    • Date: 1893
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    "Look at all the research we have to do" 1 drawing : graphite, India ink, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing ; sheet 57.7 x 38.2 cm. | Editorial cartoon drawing shows a man labeled "Drug Firms" complaining to a man labeled "Price Investigation" about the cost of "all the research" necessary to develop, test, and get approved the drugs that enter the marketplace; shows on the left "Consumer-Reaction Tests" which measure the...
    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1967
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    Newmann the Great hypnotist and mind reader. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 107 x 72 cm. (poster format) | Includes portrait of Newmann, 8 vignettes of his performances with individual captions, and 2 small images of posters advertising his performances.
    • Date: 1916
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    The seance that failed 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a Germanic-looking man, labeled "Herr Hun, Hypnotist" trying to hypnotize a man with closed eyes (labeled "Allies") seated in a chair. The hypnotist says, "Now can't you see yourself equally guilty?" The man replies, "Nope!" A sign on the wall reads "Versailles Peace Quarters." By the time the Paris Peace Conference convened, the Allies had all adopted the idea...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1918
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    Magic poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 144 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color ; various sizes. | Posters mainly depict magicians, performing and in portrait. Magicians featured include Herbert Flint, Hardeen, Harry Houdini, Harry Kellar, C.A. George Newmann, Howard Thurston, and others. Images depicted as part of magic acts include devils, skeletons, levitation, decapitations, telepathy, hypnotisms, and crystal balls. Featured magicians not always depicted in image. Some posters are...
    • Contributor: Donaldson Lith. Co. - National Prtg. & Engr. Co. - Otis Lithograph Co. - Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Date: 1879
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    The marvel of the century! Newmann and his marvelous show of wonders. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 70 x 52 cm. (poster format) | Includes small portrait of Newmann and small images of 4 posters advertising his performances.
    • Contributor: Newmann, C. A. George
    • Date: 1930
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    Peace of mind 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Malenkov attempting to hypnotize a young woman (labeled "US Defense") by staring into her eyes and repeating the words: "Peace, Peace, Peace." Reflects skepticism over the Soviet peace initiative mounted by the Malenkov government after the death of Stalin in March 1953.
    • Contributor: Batchelor, Clarence Daniel
    • Date: 1953
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    Lee in his wonderful hypnotic performances 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 207 x 106 cm. (poster format)
    • Contributor: U.S. Printing Co. - McNiven, Philip
    • Date: 1898
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    Barnum the hypnotist 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 107 x 73 cm. (poster format)
    • Contributor: Barnum
    • Date: 1900
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    Newmann the Great 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 70 x 52 cm. (poster format) | Includes small portrait of Newmann and 7 vignettes of his performances with individual captions.
    • Contributor: Standard Show Printers - Newmann, C. A. George
    • Date: 1928
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    [Gran calavera eléctrica] 1 print on white fabric : relief etching ; 21.4 x 34 cm. (sheet). | Print shows large skeleton hypnotizing a group of skulls and a sitting skeleton; an electric street car, with skeletons as passengers, is in the background.
    • Contributor: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo (Firm) - Posada, José Guadalupe
    • Date: 1900
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    "You don't remember either -- you don't remember either " 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1987