Thursday, November 25, 2010

The Brothers Houdini

Here's one from my own collection. This is a beautiful original photograph of Houdini and his brother, fellow escape artist, Theo. Hardeen, aka "Dash" in 1904. It's an uncommon shot.

John Cox Collection

Happy Thanksgiving.

9 comments:

  1. I always read your blog, thanks for this space for houdini's addicted! This photo is really cool

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  2. My pleasure, chiaracat. I figured it was time for a nice photograph. Thanks for being a regular. I love knowing there are people out there enjoying my blog. :)

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  3. You know I love the photographs John, and this one is excellent! Thanks for posting it. Happy Thanksgiving.

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  4. Oh, wow. Wonderful image! I love these two brothers. Thanks so much for sharing! (:

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  5. Thanks all. Amazing. This has become my third most viewed "story", and will probably hit #2 today. I'll have to post up more like this. :)

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  6. That's a great photo. Thank you for sharing John.

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  7. Thanks, Bruce. It's an uncommon photo, but not unknown. I know it appears in Dunninger's 'Monument to Magic', and I feel like I've seen it in one other place, but I can't think of where. There's also a photo taken during this same session in Secret Life.

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  8. That's such an awesome photo of the both of them. They both look so suave and "dash"ing. OHHH, that was bad. :p

    Seriously though, that's one of the reasons I love this blog...so many things I've never seen before, and nary an uninteresting post! Thanks, John!

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