Lot 32: CARTER, CHARLES. Carter. The Witcheries of the Ethereal.
February 4, 2017
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Chicago: Goes Litho Co., ca. 1905. Three images show Carter performing his famous Divorce Machine illusion. In effect, an assistant seated in a wicker chair was hoisted in the air by two ropes attached to a winch. At the shot of a pistol in Carters hands, the lady vanished from mid-air while the chair crashed to the floor. 20 ½ x 26 7/8". Borders recreated, registration issue original to poster; B. Rare.