1st item: Color lithograph advertising poster for “Harry Thurston Illusionist” depicting a magician with red devils, skeletons, ghosts, and other creatures around a vanishing cabinet. Printed by Donaldson Litho. Company, Newport. Housed in a gold metal frame. Sight – 27 1/2″ H x 19 1/2″ W. Framed – 28 1/4″ H x 20 1/4″ W. Circa 1930. 2nd item: Advertising broadside for “Wonder, Mystery and Delight. De La Mano’s Champion Exhibition” depicting images of the magician’s acts with fanciful creatures. Housed in a wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight – 23 1/2″ H x 4 1/2″ W. Framed – 32 1/2″ H x 13 1/4″ W. Circa 1877. 3rd item: Two programs advertising a performance of “Prof. De La Mano”, one side contains information text about the performance, the other side depicts illustrations of the magician’s acts with fanciful creatures. Engraved and printed by A. S. Seer, New York. Housed in a black wooden frame with gilt trim. Sight – 8 1/2″ H x 5 1/4″ W. Framed – 18 1/2″ H x 22 1/2″ W. Circa 1877. 4th item: Advertising broadside for “De La Mano The Champion Prestidigitateur” depicting a crowded theater with the magician on stage and smaller images of the magician performing his acts. Housed in a black wooden frame with gilt rim. Sight – 41 1/2″ H x 13 1/2″ W. Framed – 51″ H x 22 1/2″ W. Circa 1877. CONDITION: 1st item: Tears around paper crease, largest 3″ top right. Rippling to paper. 2nd item: Overall good condition. 3rd item: Overall good condition. 4th item: Rippling to paper. No images examined out of frames.
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