Sunday, October 4, 2009

Antique Howard Thurston Magic Card, Program, & Book

I love vintage magic stuff, and Howard Thurston is one of my favorite magicians to collect. Here are one of his cards, a magic and fortune telling book you could order from him, and a program from one of his shows. They all date from the late 1920s - early 1930s.


  1. Those are all wonderful. He doesn't look like a very energetic or lively guy though.Maybe he was trying to preserve his image by maintaining a serious expression.

  2. Yep. I've always thought he was trying to look mysterious, but just ended up looking sleepy and melancholy!