Opera House Wellington :Commencing at the matinee Easter Saturday April 12th. The Great Levante and his magical extravaganza, Hows Tricks / Rob[er]t Kemp [del]. Central Printing Co. (Chas Sowden) Ltd Burnley. [1941].

Opera House Wellington :Commencing at the matinee Easter Saturday April 12th. The Great Levante and his magical extravaganza, Hows Tricks / Rob[er]t Kemp [del]. Central Printing Co. (Chas Sowden) Ltd Burnley. [1941].
Date
1940 - 1941
By
Kemp, Robert, active 1930s; Sowden, Charles, active 1930s
Ref
Eph-D-CABOT-Magic-1941-01
Description

Shows a head and shoulders portrait of the magician the Great Levante at the top of a diagonal column of fire at top right. A chorus line dances in the column of fire which comes from a cauldron at bottom left, held by two devils. At bottom right, two devils shoot a young woman out of a cannon through a screen while rabbits and geese run away. Towards the top left, Levante shoots through two devils and a young woman, at the target. Other motifs include a guillotine, glasses and tumblers, playing cards, a skeleton, a woman in a glass case, bell, dovecote, bats and owls.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s) on poster..

Physical Description: Chromolithograph, on poster 691 x 470 mm (cropped)

Additional description

Alternative form available: Colour transparency available.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] / Various artists :[Posters concerning magic and magicians, collected by Charles Cabot. 1945-74].
Format
1 colour art print(s) on poster., Ephemera, Chromolithographs, Advertisements, Portraits, Chromolithograph, on poster 691 x 470 mm (cropped), Orientation: Vertical image
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Kemp, Robert, active 1930s. Opera House Wellington :Commencing at the matinee Easter Saturday April 12th. The Great Levante and his magical extravaganza, Hows Tricks / Rob[er]t Kemp [del]. Central Printing Co. (Chas Sowden) Ltd Burnley. [1941].. Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976]. Ref: Eph-D-CABOT-Magic-1941-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22481609

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