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Wire Masks Used in Edwin Brush’s Mahatma Chair

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Wire Masks Used in Edwin Brush’s Mahatma Chair Illusion. Sculpted wire mesh masks within metal frames, realistically painted to depict two goateed men and another figure, original elastic bands, accompanied by a photocopied two-page letter from Edwin Brush to Clayton Jacobsen, dated Nov. 9, 1960, in which he mentions the three masks having been used as part of the illusion featured in his “big Chautauqua sho [sic]”. Approx. 8 x 5 x 4 ½”.
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Wire Masks Used in Edwin Brush’s Mahatma Chair

Estimate $250 - $350Aug 25, 2018
Starting Price $125
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