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50ft bridge jump *EK Train Bridge* - Duration: 3 ... Cliff Jumping in MA - … In 1908, he appeared in Boston for two weeks at Keith's theater, a major venue on the Keith Vaudeville Circuit. Master of the "Impossible Possible," Houdini performs one of his stunning manacled jumps from Harvard Bridge, followed by an under-water escape in the Charles River. Also available in digital form.

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If only black-and-white ("b&w") sources are listed and you desire a copy showing Thurston, John H. (John Henry) Read more about the photos included in the exhibit in our recent Picture This blog post “Thurston, John H. (John Henry), 1852-, photographer[Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts] / John H. Thurston, stereopticons• Master of the "Impossible Possible," Houdini performs one of his stunning manacled jumps from Harvard Bridge, followed by an under-water escape in the Charles River.

[Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts] / John H. Thurston, stereopticons. The cover photograph shows a lobby display...

Summary: Photograph shows Houdini standing by the side of the Charles River wearing chains and handcuffs.

To contact Reference staff in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room, please use our Poster announcing that Harry Houdini will be shackled and thrown into the river off New York's Battery in a sealed packing case, from which he will attempt to escape, July 15, 1914. Summary Photograph shows Houdini standing by the side of the Charles River wearing chains and handcuffs. McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress) - Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre (New York, N.Y.) - Teale, Oscar S. (Oscar Schutte) Book/Printed Material [Houdini jumps from Harvard Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts] / John H. Thurston, stereopticons [1908 April 30] 1 photograph : glass lantern slide ; 82 x 102 mm. In 1908, he appeared in Boston for two weeks at Keith's theater, a major venue on the Keith Vaudeville Circuit.• Forms part of: McManus-Young collection of pictorial material relating to magic.• Exhibited as a digital copy in: "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America's Library" at the Alternatively, you can purchase copies of various types through Photo, Print, Drawing

Undated advertisement for Conjurers Monthly Magazine hails the magazine as "Houdini's Newspaper," and identifies Harry Houdini as its editor. Dr. McConnell witnessed the event. Book/Printed Material color or tint (assuming the original has any), you can generally purchase a quality copy of The Harvard Bridge (also known locally as the MIT Bridge, the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, and the "Mass.

No known copyright restrictions McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress) - Keith, F. (Benjamin Franklin) - Teale, Oscar S. (Oscar Schutte) Describes Houdini's "experiences and feeling" during his demonstration of burial under water, held on the same day.

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This moment before Houdini's daring feat is just one of the photographic slices of time featured in the “Not an Ostrich” exhibition currently on display in Los Angeles, California.

Master of the "Impossible Possible," Houdini performs one of his stunning manacled jumps from Harvard Bridge, followed by an under-water escape in the Charles River. As with his upside-down straitjacket escapes, Houdini's jumps drew huge crowds and publicized his stage appearances.

This is an issue of B.F. Keith's Theatre news; a publicity pamphlet published by Keith's Theatre in Philadelphia for the week of January 22, 1906.

Contributor Names Thurston, John H. (John Henry), 1852-, photographer Created / Published [1908 April 30] Subject Headings - Houdini, Harry,--1874-1926--Performances - Magic- … Photo, Print, Drawing See further in: Houdini, the untold story /... Connecting people through photography. LC-DIG-ppmsca-40859 (digital file from original item) Cody Grant 3,738 views. 1 photograph : glass lantern slide. Watch Queue Queue Houdini introduced his escape from a giant milk can filled with water in St. Louis in 1908. As with his upside-down straitjacket escapes, Houdini's... If an image is displaying, you can download it yourself.