From 1907 through 1910, Harry "handcuff" Houdini was the highest paid vaudeville performer in the United States.
He was particularly well known for performing amazing escapes from handcuffs, ropes, chains, sealed boxes and a wide
variety of other apparatuses. His magic acts still thrill modern audiences.  He performed both on-stage and in public venues.

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Sterling silver spoon from Boston depicting a bound Houdini who was perfoming an escape from the
cold waters of the Charles River on April 30, 1908.

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Beautifully hand painted portrait of Houdini with observers on the bridge behind him.

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