The Magic Collection of John Daniel
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/3/2018
Virgil and Julie. Massive Archive of Over 500 Virgil and Julie Photographs and Negatives. 1930s—80s. From the magicians’ own collection, a photographic file unique in size and scope, comprising hundreds of prints, plus film and glass negatives, and a few color slides, spanning their career and including lobby photos, some colorized, of numerous examples of stage scenery and illusions (to name a few, shooting through a woman [with aliens onstage], levitation, vanishing birdcage, a series showing participants in guillotine illusions, sawing a lady in half, linking rings, spirit paintings, the “Mystic Circus,”); candid photos from a high school hypnotism show; stills from Virgil and Julie’s televised magic show on CBS; theater marquees; numerous portraits of the magicians in formal and theatrical attire as well as with props, assistants, and posing with small or large groups of other magicians and performers; audience photos; and more. Sizes vary, generally 8 x 10” or smaller. Wide duplication. Gathered loosely or in sleeves or albums.
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Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,200.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Saturday, March 3, 2018.
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