Wire-Walkers, Daredevils RPPC, etc.

50569.

Cap’t Larsen, Conqueror of the Whirlpool Rapids, Sep. 18th, 1910. Captain Klaus Larsen, on September 18, 1910, went through the rapids in this gasoline engine boat, which he described as “a peach.”

50570.

Bobby Leach, and his Barrel.

50571.

Bobby Leach and his Barrel after his perilous trip over Niagara Falls, July 25th, 1911.

50572.

Boat in which Peter W. Langgaard went through repids, Oct. 23, 1913. Gasoline launch.

50573.

P.W. Langgaard, Detroit, Mich. Oct. 23, 1913.

50574.

Jean A. Lussier, Over Niagara Falls in Rubber Ball, July 4, 1928.

50575.

Jean A. Lussier Coming out of Ball Smiling. Signed on verso “Aug. 24/’30 Jean Lussier.”

50576.

Over Niagara Falls, July 4, 1928. Jean A Lussier.

50577.

Signed “Jean Lussier, July 4, 1935.”

50578.

Unidentified wire-walker.

50579.

“Compliments of Dan ??, Slack-wire artist.” Just can’t tell what this man’s last name is.

50580.

Rosa from The Seven Grunathos, incomparable lady acrobats.

50581.

Rosa from The Seven Grunathos, incomparable lady acrobats.

50582.

Trade card for the Merrick Thread Co. and for the dealer J.H. Cline, Brooklyn, NY.

50583.

Business card for Blondin. The Hero Chevalier Blondin of Niagara.

50584.

Satiric card. Monsieur et Mademoiselle Blondin.

50588.

Unidentified wire-walker.

50591.

Man walking a slack-wire.

50592.

Niagara Falls & Blondin. A Guide & Souvenir. With a new Series of Views from Photographs taken [by Evans] on the Spot to which is added a Complete Guide in both French and Spanish Published by Sage Sons & Co., Arcade Building, Buffalo, N.Y. The twelve lithos are included but the Guide Book is not.

50593.

No. 1. Bridge & Rapids above the Falls.
No. 2. Niagara Suspension Bridge.

50594.

No. 3. Terrapin Tower & Horse Shoe Fall.
No. 4. Table Rock & Horse Shoe Fall.

50595.

No. 5. View of the Entire Falls, from Victoria Point.
No. 6. American Falls & Steamer Maid of the Mist.

50596.

No. 7. Blondin’s Ascension before the Prince of Wales.
No. 8. View of the Rapids, Opposite the Cataract House.

 

50597.

No. 9. Clifton House & Canada Side from Prospect Point.
No. 10. Whirlpool & River.

50598.

No. 11. Blondin’s Rope & Suspension Bridge.
No. 12. Porter’s Lodge. Brock’s Monument.

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