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BROOKLYN BRIDGE MECHANIC.
Master mechanic E.F. Farrington making the first crossing of the east River by way of Brooklyn Bridge, riding in a boatswain's chair on 25 August 1876. Line engraving, 1883.
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STEVE BRODIE (c1863-c1901).
Daredevil Steve Brodie successfully leaping into the Hudson River from the Poughkeepsie Bridge on 9 November 1888. Wood engraving from the Police Gazette.
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SHIP: MARINE ANGEL, 1953.
Aerial view of the Marine Angel, at the time the largest vessel to travel the Mississippi River and the Illinois Waterway, as it rounds a sharp bend in the Chicago River, Chicago, Illinois. Photograph, 1953.
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HÉLÈNE DUTRIEU (1877-1961).
French cycling world champion, motorcyclist, automobile racer, stunt driver and pioneer aviator, known as 'Girl Hawk,' the most daring and accomplished woman pilot of her time. Photographed in her airplane, c1911.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini, in handcuffs and chains, at the start of one of his miraculous escapes, February 27, 1918.
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ART SMITH (1894-1926).
American aviator, stunt pilot and pioneer of skywriting at night. Photographed seated in the cockpit of his biplane on the aviation field at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California. Stereograph, 24 June 1915.
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SPORTS.
German Empire, military: soldiers on a motorbike make a pyramid at a sports festival - Photographer: Martin Munkacsi - Published by: 'Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung' 43/1930 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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PEOPLE.
Germany: young woman on a meadow put her feat in a runnel - 01.07.1955 Model-release-yes!.
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CARROLL: ALICE, 1865.
Father William standing on his head. Illustration by Sir John Tenniel to the first edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,' 1865.
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CIRCUS: ACROBATS.
Lithograph, 19th century.
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SILENT FILM STILL: TRAINS.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini diving into a swimming pool, at Los Angeles, California, with handcuffs, his feet bound in chains, and a 24-lb shot, 1923.
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COTSWOLD GAMES, 1636.
The annual Cotswold Games. Woodcut frontispiece for 'Annalia Dubrensia,' London, 1636.
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JACQUES DUFILHO.
Jacques Dufilho (l) and Remi Julienne (stunt double) on set of film A Full Day's Work by JeanLouisTrintignant on october 9, 1972. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved. 
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AIRPLANE TENNIS, 1925.
Ivan Unger and Gladys Roy playing tennis on the wings of a biplane in flight. Hand-colored photograph, 1925.
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CIRCUS: ACROBATS, 1843.
The Morocco Arabs at the Victoria Theatre, England. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1843.
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ENGLAND: ACROBATS, 1846.
Professor Risley and his sons at Drury Lane Theatre, London. Wood engraving, 1846.
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FRANKLIN: MAGIC CIRCLE.
Mathematical stunt created by Benjamin Franklin, c1750. Engraving from an edition of Franklin's 'Experiments and Observations on Electricity.'
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HUMAN FLY, 1924.
John Reynolds, the 'Human Fly,' atop the flagpole of the Times-Herald Building at Washington, D.C., 1924.
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SILENT FILM STILL: STUNTS.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. A shackled Houdini about to be padlocked into a packing case and lowered into New York Harbor, 1914.
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VASILY ALEKSEYEV (1942-2011).
Russian weightlifter. Lifting 231 pounds over his head in a one-arm snatch during the USA-AAU Record Makers International Meet, at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, 3 December 1977.
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WING WALKING, c1925.
Left to right: Spider Matlock, Al Johnson and Fronty Nichols performing stunts on the wings of a biplane piloted by Bon MacDougall. Photograph, c1925.
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KATHERINE STINSON (1891-1977).
American aviator, flight instructor and mail carrier. Known on the exhibition circuit as 'Flying Schoolgirl.' On July 18, 1915, Stinson became the first woman to perform a loop, at Cicero Field in Chicago, and went on to perform this feat some 500 times without a single accident. Photographed holding the propeller, c1915.
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CIRCUS POSTER, c1920.
American poster, c1920, for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, featuring tightrope walker Bird Millman.
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WOMAN BARNSTORMER, 1913.
'Tiny' Broadwick suspended from a plane piloted by Glenn L. Martin, 1913.
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FILM: TIMBER QUEEN, 1923.
Ruth Roland.
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HISTORY.
Spain, 20th century - Tragic 'wall of death' trial during car race at Madrid's Price Theatre. Cover illustration from La Domenica del Corriere, Sunday supplement to Italian daily newspaper Il Corriere della Sera, February 7, 1904. Illustrator Achille Beltrame. Full Credit: Copyright DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved. THIRD-
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ASIAN ART.
Demon guardians, architectural detail, Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Bangkok, Thailand, 17th century.
Full credit: De Agostini / C. Sappa / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FILM STILL: ROOKIES, 1927.
Starring Frank Currier, Marceline Day and Karl Dane.
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HÉLÈNE DUTRIEU (1877-1961).
French cycling world champion, motorcyclist, automobile racer, stunt driver and pioneer aviator, known as 'Girl Hawk,' the most daring and accomplished woman pilot of her time. Photographed seated in a chair, c1915.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. A shackled Houdini about to be padlocked into a packing case and lowered into New York harbor, 1914.
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SILENT FILM STILL: STUNTS.
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PLANE.
Jump from the wing of a plane to a rope ladder suspended from another. International Film Service.
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NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA, U.S.A.
A plane practices its stunts in the skies over Virginia. Underwood And Underwood.
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TIGHTROPE WALKER, 1860.
William Leonard Hunt, known as The Great Farini, crossing the Niagara River on a tightrope with a man on his back, 29 August 1860. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini at finish of stunt of releasing himself from a straitjacket while suspended in midair; photographed in 1916.
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HORSEMEN OF THE SIERRAS.
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HARRY HOUDINI (1874-1926).
American magician. Houdini bound to a cot during a performance while his assistants Franz Kukol (left) and James Vickery stand by.
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THEATER: BICYCLES, 1901.
Cyclists performing on the bicycle track on stage at Keith's Union Square Theatre, New York City, c1901.
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