Category: art

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“Head of a lady photographed on a platter.” Magic, stage illusions and scientific diversions, including trick photography. 1897.

Internet Archive

Reiji Iizuka’s illustration of a sphere-wheeled car, based on a concept by a German inventor, 1936.

How My Kid Lost a Game of ‘Magic’ to Its Creator But Scored a Piece of Its Original Art

Art Nouveau greeting card made by Raphael Tuck & Son’s, ca 1902.

Porcelain snuff bottle made in China, c. 18th-19th centuries.

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Have a very vintage Halloween! 🎃

Flying Witch” Best Halloween Costume trophy dated 1968.

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Vintage Hermes scarves.

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Dark Art: Spectacular Illusions from the Golden Age of Magic

Ornately scrimshawed gunpowder horn belonging to John Norton, crafted by John Rous, circa French and Indian War.

from Morphy Auctions