Vintage Magic Poster; Thurston, The Great Magician
Vintage illustration magic poster featuring magician Howard Thurston (1869-1936); 1915. Thurston was a successor to Kellar which helped him become one of America's most popular magicians in the early 1900's. His shows boasted many large scale illusions.
This vintage magic poster shows Thurston holding a human skull with spirits, ghosts, birds and devils flying out of the eye sockets in a swirling cloud of smoke. Thurston, The Great Magician; The Wonder Show of the Universe; Do the Spirits Come Back?