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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].

Reference Number: Eph-D-CABOT-Magic-1941-01

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.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Ephemera, Portraits and Advertising, related to State Opera House (Wellington, Les Levante, Robert Kemp, Charles Sowden, Wellington City, Magicians, Magic, Demons, Women dancers, Entertainers and Circus.

Part of:
Various artists :[Posters concerning magic and magicians, collected by Charles Cabot. 1945-74]., Reference Number Eph-D-CABOT-Magic (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on poster.Chromolithograph, on poster 691 x 470 mm (cropped). Vertical imageEphemera

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