Here's one for magic history and apparatus buffs:
http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2012/11 ... ation.html
Jim Riser wrote:John;
It is quite possible that Houdini might have had and used a Trilby setup but it is not what Thurston/Dante Patented as shown on your web site. Drawings for the Trilby apparatus are available in several books. How complete is your library concerning illusions?