February 4, 2017, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Lot 173: Die Mysteriösen Catakomben.(61 views)
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Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Description: Berlin: Weylandt & Bauchwitz, ca. 1900. Lithographed stock poster depicting a man (supposedly from the audience) being brought back to life by a mysterious performer in a brown monks cowl. In performance, the effect of the man changing into a skeleton and back again was accomplished by means of the now-famous Peppers Ghost principle. 18 ½ x 27 ½". Overpainting and repairs throughout. B.