Color reproductions of THREE different antique magic posters!
The Märkisches Museum in Berlin presents a variety of objects on the culture and history of Berlin. The museum produced this series of magic poster reproductions to sell in their gift shop.
Looking for something to decorate your magic room?These mini color poster reproductions look amazing when framed!
This set includes the following poster postcards:
HADSCHI HADEF - 1919Nothing is known about this performer, except he was successful enough to have this custom poster printed for him by the famed Friedlander lithography company in Germany.
GIRL WITHOUT A MIDDLE - 1892The Girl Without A Middle (also known as "The Disembodied Princess" or "No Guts") is an illusion in which the torso of the assistant vanishes.The most famous version was developed by Carl Owen and Floyd Thayer for Howard Thurston in the 1920s.Interestingly, this poster dates from 1892!Caption on the reverse (translated from German): "Stock poster for an exhibition hall theater illusion - Lady Without Abdomen"
NELSON LE FOLLETT - 1908Nelson Le Follet, stage name of Bartolomeo Viganego, also known as Enrico or Enrichetto (1859 - 1943), was an Italian illusionist, impersonator and acrobat. He was noted for being among the first performers (1899) to use the projectors invented by the Lumiere brothers.Caption on the reverse (translated from German): "Magical comic pantomime. This devil's revue caused quite a stir in variety theaters around the turn of the century"
Postcards are unused.Size is about 5.75" x 4".Printed in color on heavyweight paper.