17 entries in Illusions / Side-Show Illusions
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusion
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Colonel Stodare The Sphinx head in box is alive, mirrors
1876 Modern Magic 471
H. Röhl Perpetuum-mobile apparent perpetuum mobile construction
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Carl L. Curiel Der Künstler ohne Kopf person without head
Dec. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 90
Carl Willmann Die Glücksspinne from America, giant web on stage with spider with the head of a woman, mirror
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 91
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Unknown Der singende Kopf in der Kiste living head in nest of boxes
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 12
Carl Willmann Der sprechende Kopf "the talking head", longer article
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 171
Unknown Die Blumenfee living head of woman in flower pot
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 11
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Kopf living head in aquarium bowl on table
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 100
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 144
Unknown The Headless Woman
1938 Greater Magic 989
Thomas Tobin The Sphinx mirrors, only head
1965 Magician's Magic 103
Unknown Lifting a Heavy Metal Tank Full of Water! No. 76
1983 101 Psychic Tests 20
Karrell Fox The "Girl in the Fishbowl" & Re-Runs tiny apparently live girl in fishbowl in shelf construction, side-show, many different uses for it
1986 For My Next Trick... 125
Paul Osborne Egyptia
  • Osborne Illusions
torso with head and without lower body
Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 16