Lot 178: Carter the Great. ca. 1925
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 80 7/8 x 105 7/8 in./205.7 x 269.2 cm Otis Lithograph Co, Cleveland "Charles Joseph Carter...chose to win his fame and fortune as a master magician by traveling around the world. Between 1900 and 1936, Carter the Great' made eight world tours in addition to appearances in his native country...[He] died of a heart attack of February 13, 1936, in Bombay, India, while on his eighth world tour (Magic Posters, p. 11). This poster was part of a series used on that final tour, asking the question of the viewer "do the dead materialize?" This is a four-sheet billboard. (magic)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears near margins.
Dimensions: 80 7/8 x 105 7/8 in./205.7 x 269.2 cm
Artist or Maker: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca. 1925