Images from the 1898 book Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography.
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More images from Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, Including Trick Photography (1898). Today we’ll be looking at some terrifying ways in which our great or great great grandparents let their hair down at fairgrounds and theatres, and possibly also had their hair set on fire or torn out by the scalp. Don’t try any of these at home, because even if you really do want to die there are better ways to go than being electrocuted by an artificial horse.