An image of students from a RISD printmaking class inspecting Special Collection items in the Updike Room. The class visited on Monday of this week, and the highlight was presentations from two RISD grad students volunteering in Special Collections this semester.
J.B. Bobo, coin-headed-magician
Taken from J.B. Bobo’s The New Modern Coin Magic (Chicago, Illinois: The Ireland Magic Company, 1966 — Percival #106):
From Harry Lorayne’s Close-Up Card Magic (New York: Louis Tannen, 1962 — Percival #727):
& the front:
Mino, the Zoroastrian Wizard, with tiara, skull and mustache
Taken from The Wizard, Vol. 3, no. 30 (1908):
This winning smile featured in Maskelyne’s Book of Magic (Philadelphia: David McKay Company,  — Percival #790):